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CNG 109, Lot: 389. Estimate $500.
Sold for $1600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of PARTHIA. Arsakes I. 247-211 BC. AR Drachm (18mm, 4.06 g, 12h). Hekatompylos mint. Head left, wearing bashlyk / Archer (Arsakes I) seated right on backless throne, holding bow; A to right. Sellwood 5.1 (Arsakes II); A&S Type 5, 6 (Arsakes II; same dies); Sunrise 240; Shore 3 (Arsakes II). EF, toned, traces of find patina, obverse struck with worn die.

Ex Classical Numismatic Group 103 (14 September 2016), lot 434; Atrek 1965 Hoard (IGCH 1798).