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ID:     BMC_Parthia_30-5
Type:     Ancient East
Region:     Parthia
Issuer:     Pacorus II
Date Ruled:     (A.D. 78-105)
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Drachm
Struck / Cast:     Struck
Weight:     3.71 g
Obverse Description:     beardless bust left wearing diadem and spiral torque with no visible end; hair in waves, ear visible; diadem pendants shown as three lines; circular border of pellets
Reverse Description:     beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; below bow, monogram [~]; seven-line Greek inscription (L73ii) includes lambda in first two lines; no border
Mint:     Ecbatana
Primary Reference:     Sellwood 73.11
Reference2:     BMC Parthia, p.196, 20; plate 30, no. 5 (Pacorus II)
Photograph Credit:     BMC Parthia (Wroth, Catalogue of the Coins of Parthia)
Special Comments:     PDC 20545
Notes:     57.3 grains. Curr Collection: British Museum Prev collection: Lincoln