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ID:     650489
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Ancient East
Region:     Parthia
Issuer:     Pacorus II
Date Ruled:     (A.D. 78-105)
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Struck / Cast:     Struck
Date Struck:     AD 78
Weight:     13.80 g
Obverse Description:     beardless bust left wearing diadem and spiral torque with no visible end; four waves in hair cover ear, hair above diadem as vertical lines; no wart; behind head, Greek letter Β; circular border of pellets
Reverse Legend:     ΒΑΣΙΛΣΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΣΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΠΑΚΟΡΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΣΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΣΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Reverse Description:     male wearing diadem seated left on throne, extending right hand, grasping hilt of sword in left; to his left, Tyche stands right presenting diadem in right hand, holding scepter in left; above diadem, Greek letters ΘΠΤ; horizontal bar on throne back; in exergue, Greek letters ΥΠΣΡΒΣΡΣΤΑΙΟΥ; seven-line Greek inscription (L73i); no border
Date On Coin:     389 ΘΠΤ [ΥΠ]ΕΡΒΕΡΕ[ΤΑΙΟΥ]
Mint:     Seleucia on the Tigris
Primary Reference:     Sellwood 73.3 variant (month ΥΠΕΡΒΕΡΕΤΑΙΟΥ)
Reference2:     cf. Shore 394
Reference3:     cf. BMC Parthia pg. 194, 5
Reference4:     MACW 663 var. (same)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=43297
Special Comments:     PDC 21614
Grade:     Toned VF
Notes:     Triton VII (12 Jan 2004), lot 489. Unpublished month for this year