Obverse: Bust of a king facing, wearing close beard, diadem with flying ends, necklace with circular fastening, and cuirass. Border of dots. Reverse: Arsakes seated on throne, holding bow. (See media screen for Greek inscriptions.) Reign of Phraates III.
By date unknown: Petrowicz Collection; by 1926: with Naville & Cie, 31 Quai du Mont-Blanc, Geneva, Switzerland (Ars Classica [Naville] auction 12 [Petrowicz], Hôtel Schweizerhof, Lucerne, Switzerland, October 18-23, 1926, lot 2208); by date unknown: U.S. Private Collection; April 4, 1935: Anonymous gift to MFA in memory of Zoë Wilbour
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)
Greek, Late Hellenistic Period, about 70–57 B.C.