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155, Lot: 138. Estimate $100.
Sold for $240. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

INDO-PARTHIANS, Margiana or Sogdiana. Uncertain. Late 1st century BC-early 1st century AD. AR Drachm (18mm, 2.98 g). Diademed bust left; "countermark:" helmeted bust right / Archer seated right on throne, holding bow. Senior 199.2D; Sellwood 91.13; Shore 473; Alram -; MIG 612 (King 'A'); MACW 767 (King 'A'). VF, toned, minor surface roughness, slight die shift on reverse.

The Senior Type 199.2D drachms are remarkable as they completely imitate the Type 199.1D issues, including the countermark, which was engraved in the obverse die.