CNG Bidding Platform


Products and Services

Research Coins: Electronic Auction

452, Lot: 511. Estimate $100.
Sold for $60. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of PARTHIA. Phriapatios to Mithradates I. Circa 185-132 BC. AR Drachm (20.5mm, 4.48 g, 12h). Contemporary Eastern imitation. Bust left, wearing bashlyk / Archer (Arsakes I) seated right on omphalos, holding bow. Cf. Sellwood 10.1 (Mithradates I; for type); Sunrise –; cf. Shore 12-13 (Mithradates I; same). Toned, a few scratches. Near VF.

From the Johnson Family Collection, purchased from Charles H. Wolfe, 1 October 1964.