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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.

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Kings of Parthia – 93 BC

King Sinatrukes

From Ancient Galleries

Obverse: Diademed and draped bust of King Sinatrukes facing left with long beard and wearing an elaborate tiara.
Reverse: Diademed Arsakes I as an archer wearing a bashlyk and seated right a on throne and holding a bow in right hand.

LEGEND
Obv: Diademed and draped bust of Sinatrukes facing left with long beard, wearing tiara with 8 deer above, side ear flaps and torque ending in pellet; all within pelleted border. Rev: Greek legend, BAΣIΛEΩΣ MEΓ AΛOV ΛPΣΛKOV ΘEOΠAΠOV / NIKATOPOΣ, in square frame, Diademed and draped Arsakes I as an archer wearing a bashlyk and seated on a small throne facing right and holding up a bow in his right hand.

 

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The historical information for the above Sinatrukes silver drachm exhibits are currently in review. Please come back to visit this item again in the next few weeks.

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DOCUMENTATION
Value: Drachm. Metal: AR Silver. Weight: 4.16 grams. Mint: Rhagai. Date: 93/2-70/69 BC.
Attribution: Sellwood 33.3-4 (Gotarzes I) var. (rev. legend); Shore 112 (Gotarzes I) var. (same).

Legend, Documentation and Attribution

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