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CNG 112, Lot: 389. Estimate $750.
Sold for $800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of PARTHIA. Orodes II. Circa 57-38 BC. BI Tetradrachm (29.5mm, 15.39 g, 12h). Seleukeia on the Tigris mint. Diademed bust left, wart on forehead, neck torque ends in sea horse / Orodes seated left, holding scepter and Nike, who crowns him with wreath. Sellwood 48.1; Sunrise 376 (this coin); Shore 212; Callataÿ 2-39. Toned, weakly struck at high points. Good VF. Possibly overstruck on an uncertain issue.

Ex Sunrise Collection (New York Sale XXXVII, 5 January 2016), lot 145.