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CNG 112, Lot: 387. Estimate $500.
Sold for $525. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of PARTHIA. Artabanos I (Arsakes II). 211-185 BC. AR Drachm (17mm, 4.03 g, 12h). Rhagai-Arsakeia(?) mint. Head left, wearing bashlyk / Archer (Arsakes I) seated right on backless throne, holding bow; to right, eagle standing facing, head left. Sellwood 6.1; A&S Type 6, pl. 21, 6/13 corr. (this coin; but almost certainly 6/14 in the text, not 6/13); cf. Sunrise 243 (for type); Shore 4. Near EF.

Ex Malloy XLVIII (17 April 1998), lot 219 .