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The Final Parthian King

CNG 111, Lot: 438. Estimate $500.
Sold for $800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of PARTHIA. Artabanos VI. Circa AD 216-224. AR Drachm (20mm, 3.77 g, 12h). Ekbatana mint. Diademed and draped bust left, wearing tiara with ear flap; ’r in Parthian script to right / Archer (Arsakes I) seated right on throne, holding bow; monogram below bow. Sellwood 89.1 (Artabanos IV); Sunrise 461; Shore 464 (Artabanos IV). Superb EF, areas of light toning. Well centered.