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452, Lot: 510. Estimate $200.
Sold for $130. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of PARTHIA. Phriapatios to Mithradates I. Circa 185-132 BC. AR Drachm (21mm, 4.00 g, 12h). Uncertain mint. Head left, wearing bashlyk / Archer (Arsakes I) seated right on omphalos, holding bow; Θ to outer left; monogram to outer right. Cf. Sellwood 10.2 and 10.9 (Mithradates I); Sunrise 255; Shore –. A few pits, a bit overcleaned. VF. Rare.

Ex Goldberg 106 (4 September 2018), lot 1454; Nisa Collection (Classical Numismatic Group 105, 10 May 2017), lot 474.