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KINGS of PARTHIA. Mithradates II. 121-91 BC. AR Tetradrachm (29mm, 15.63 g, 12h). Seleukeia on the Tigris mint. Phase 1(circa 122/1-119/8 BC). Diademed bust left / BAΣIΛEΩΣ to left, MEΓAΛOV above, APΣAKOV to right, ΕΠIΦANOVΣ below, archer (Arsakes I) seated right on omphalos, holding bow; palm to outer right; TV in exergue. SNP 2 Type Ib/1b.δ [3b]; Sellwood 24.4; Sunrise 284 (same dies); Shore 67. Slight iridescence, slight weakness at high point of obverse, a touch off center. EF. Exceptional portrait.

Ex Nisa Collection.