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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Parthia with bust of Artabanos II

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Obverse: Bust of Artabanos II to right, wearing pointed beard and diadem with long ends earring and spiral necklace and cuirass. Fillet border. Reverse: Demeter wearing chiton and peplos, seated left on seat supported by winged female figure holding in right hand Nike to right with wreath; in...

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Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 128–123 B.C.

Mint

Seleukeia-on-the-Tigris (Babylonia), Parthia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2214.

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 16.11 gm.

Accession Number

35.177

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins