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CNG Keystone Auction 1: Part I of the Style Collection

Lot nuber 11

KINGS of PARTHIA. Sinatrukes. 93/2-70/69 BC. AR Drachm (19mm, 4.10 g, 12h). Rhagai mint.


CNG Keystone Auction 1: Part I of the Style Collection
Lot: 11.
 Estimated: $ 200

Oriental Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 160. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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KINGS of PARTHIA. Sinatrukes. 93/2-70/69 BC. AR Drachm (19mm, 4.10 g, 12h). Rhagai mint. Bust left, wearing tiara decorated with horn and stags / Archer (Arsakes I) seated right on throne, holding bow. Sellwood 33.3 (Gotarzes I); Sunrise –; Shore 112 (Gotarzes I). A hint of die rust, reverse struck with slightly worn die. EF. Well centered strike with a bold portrait. Choice for issue.

From the Style Collection.

Early Parthian drachms follow Hellenistic artistic conventions with realistic portraits. Differentiated from Gotarzes I by G. F. Assar (see Triton VII, lot 428), Sinatrukes wears a long beard and a tiara decorated with a horn and figures of recumbent stags along the crest.

Closing Date and Time: 20 November 2019 at 10:03:20 ET.

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