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ID:     1560097
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Ancient East
Region:     Parthia
Issuer:     Pacorus II
Date Ruled:     (A.D. 78-105)
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Drachm
Struck / Cast:     Struck
Diameter:     20 mm
Weight:     3.66 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) includes lambda in first two lines; no border
Mint:     Ecbatana
Primary Reference:     Sellwood 73.11
Reference2:     Shore 395
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=99287
Special Comments:     PDC 42206
Grade:     Good VF, lightly toned.
Notes:     CNG E-Auction 156 (17 Jan 2007), lot 97.