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Triton XX, Lot: 421. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $950. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of PARTHIA. Mithradates II. 121-91 BC. AR Tetradrachm (28mm, 15.88 g, 12h). Seleukia on the Tigris mint. Struck circa 119-109 BC. Diademed bust left within pelleted border / BAΣIΛEΩΣ to left, MEΓAΛOV above, APΣAKOV to right, ΕΠIΦANOVΣ below, archer (Arsakes I) seated right on omphalos, holding bow in extended right hand; monogram to inner left; palm to outer right. Sellwood 24.5 corr. (< not 6; monogram behind archer); Sunrise 282; Shore 68. EF, iridescent toning, slight double strike on reverse.

Ex Todd A. Ballen Collection (Triton XIII, 5 January 2010), lot 551.