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452, Lot: 525. Estimate $200.
Sold for $185. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of PARTHIA. Orodes I. 80-75 BC. AR Drachm (20.5mm, 3.79 g, 12h). Ekbatana mint. Struck circa 77-75 BC. Diademed bust left, wearing tiara decorated with floral ornament and pairs of pellets; anchor symbol behind / Archer (Arsakes I) seated right on throne, holding bow. Sellwood 34.2 (Sinatrukes); Sunrise 310; Shore –; PDC 4749 (this coin). Lightly toned, a couple of scratches on obverse, some porosity. VF. Rare.

Ex Peus 363 (26 April 2000), lot 5140.