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Ancient Nomos Art is a museum of galleries exhibiting ancient coins and ancient mint maps. The coin gallery displays the diverse art and history of hand-crafted ancient Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Persian and Medieval coinage. The ancient mints mapping gallery features Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Asia Minor and Medieval mint city regions and territories. Visitor's are welcome to explore, study and enjoy Ancient Nomos Art.

 

Kings of Parthia – 119 BC

Mithradates II

From Ancient Galleries

Obverse: Diademed and draped bust of Mithradates II facing left, wearing torque and elaborate robes.
Reverse: Full figure of archer Arsakes I seated right on low throne, holding bow and arrow in right hand.

LEGEND SYMBOLS
Obv: Bust of King Mithradates II diademed and draped facing left, wearing torque and elaborate robes. Rev: BAΣIΛEΩΣ / MEΓAΛOΥ / AΡΣAKOΥ / EΠIΦANOΥΣ, Archer (Arsakes I) seated right on low throne, holding bow and arrow in right hand.

 

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DOCUMENTATION
Value: Drachm. Metal: AR Silver. Weight: 4.22 grams. Mint: Ekbatana. Date: 119-109 BC.
Attribution: Sellwood 26.1; Sunrise 291; Shore 77; Tradart 1985, 170 (this coin).

Legend, Documentation and Attribution

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