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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Parthia with bust of Pakoros II

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Obverse: Bust of Pakoros II. to left, beardless, hair in formal rows, wearing diadem with long ends, spiral necklace and cuirass. Border of dots. Reverse: Pakoros II seated left on throne, wearing tunic, loose trousers, and sword, receiving diadem from Tyche of City who stands before him clad...

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Credit Line

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

Greek, Imperial Period, A.D. 79–80

Mint

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

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2231.

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 13.42 gm.

Accession Number

35.169

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins