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Triton XXI, Lot: 560. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $3250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of PARTHIA. Orodes II. Circa 57-38 BC. AR Tetradrachm (29mm, 14.96 g, 12h). Seleukeia on the Tigris mint. Dated Audynaios [265 SE] (December, 48 BC) . Diademed bust left / BAΣIΛEΩΣ/BAΣIΛEΩN above, APΣAKOV/EVEPΓETOV to right, ΔIKAIOV below, ΕΠI+ANOVΣ/+IΛEΛΛHNO[Σ] to left, Orodes seated right, receiving palm from Tyche standing left, holding scepter; AV and monogram in exergue. Sellwood 46.1; Sunrise 367 (this coin); Shore –. Good VF, toned.

Ex Sunrise Collection (New York Sale XXXVII, 5 January 2016), lot 136.