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Coin of Phraataces

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Obverse: Bust of king Phraataces with pointed beard, wearing diadem, earring and spiral necklace. Reverse: Enthroned king Phraataces holding bow.

Provenance

1989: purchased from Eshaph Sakhaei, Newton, Mass. (said to have been found in the treasury, room 33, at Persepolis in the 1930s). (Accession date: April 26, 1989)

Credit Line

Morris and Louise Rosenthal Fund

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian, Parthian, reign of Phraataces, 3 B.C.–A.D. 4

Dimensions

Weight: 13.11 grams

Accession Number

1989.162

Medium or Technique

Bronze?

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins