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452, Lot: 507. Estimate $500.
Sold for $550. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of PARTHIA. Artabanos I (Arsakes II). 211-185 BC. AR Drachm (16mm, 3.95 g, 1h). 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, 17 (this coin?); cf. Sunrise 243 (for type); Shore 4. Hint of deposits, minor flat strike on periphery of reverse. EF.