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ID:     650490
Type:     Ancient East
Region:     Parthia
Issuer:     Pacorus II
Date Ruled:     (A.D. 78-105)
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Drachm
Struck / Cast:     Struck
Weight:     3.57 g
Obverse Description:     beardless bust left wearing diadem and spiral torque with no visible end; no wart; hair in waves, earring 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) but omits lambda in first two lines; no border
Mint:     Ecbatana
Primary Reference:     Sellwood 73.12
Reference2:     Shore 396
Reference3:     BMC Parthia pg. 195, 15
Reference4:     MACW 665 var. (legends)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Special Comments:     PDC 21615
Grade:     Toned, near EF
Notes:     Triton VII (12 Jan 2004), lot 490. [See color enlargement on plate 7]