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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Parthia with bust of Orodes II

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Obverse: Bust of Orodes II to left, close beard, wearing diadem, spiral necklace with projection, and ornamented cuirass. Reverse: Orodes II wearing tunic and loose trousers, seated right on throne, receiving palm-branch from right hand of Tyche of City who stands before him clad in chiton,...

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Credit Line

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

Greek, Late Hellenistic Period, 57–37/6 B.C.

Mint

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

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2228.

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 15.60 gm.

Accession Number

35.166

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins