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Vonones II to Vardanes II


Vonones II (c. A.D. 51)

PDC 59895 Vonones II (A.D. 51)
AR Drachm 3.75g 12h (PDC 59895)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust facing with short beard and wart on brow wearing tiara with a horn lateral motif; on each side a six pointed star; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; below bow, monogram [~]; seven-line Greek inscription (L67i); no border
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 67.1 [282 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 741 (this coin)
- Shore 368

Vologases I (c. A.D. 51 - 78)

PDC 59896 Vologases I (A.D. 51-78)
AR Tetradrachm 14.72g 12h (PDC 59896)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Dated 363 ΓΞΤ [Δ]ΙΕΤΡΟΥ (for ΔΥΣΤΡΟΥ?) (52 AD)
Obv: bust facing, head left, with pointed beard wearing diadem and necklet with centered decoration; four waves in hair cover ear, hair above diadem as ringlets; no wart; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne, extending right hand; to his left, Tyche stands right presenting diadem in right hand, and holding scepter in left; above diadem, Greek letters ΓΞΤ; in exergue, Greek letters ΔΙΕΤΡΟΥ (for ΔΥΣΤΡΟΥ?); seven-line Greek inscription (L68i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 68.5 variant (ΔΙΕΤΡΟΥ for ΔΥΣΤΡΟΥ?) [2 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 742 (this coin)
PDC 59902 Vardanes II (A.D. 55-58)
AR Tetradrachm 14.31g 12h (PDC 59902)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Dated 369 ΘΞΤ (57 AD-58 AD)
Obv: bust left with very short beard wearing diadem and spiral torque; four waves in hair cover ear, hair above diadem as ringlets; wart on forehead is visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne, extending right hand, grasping hilt of sword in left; to his left, Tyche stands right presenting diadem in right hand, and holding scepter in left; above diadem, Greek letters ΘΞΤ = 369 Seleucid era; in exergue, Greek letters off flan; seven-line Greek inscription (L69i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 69.10-12 (month off flan) [99 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 748 (this coin)
PDC 59903 Vardanes II (A.D. 55-58)
AR Drachm 3.79g 12h (PDC 59903)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with quadrant bottom to beard wearing diadem and three-band spiral torque with no visible end; medium length hair wavy with earring visible; diadem pendants shown as five lines; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; below bow, monogram [~]; seven-line Greek inscription (L69ii); no border
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 69.14 [49 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 749 (this coin)
PDC 59904 Vardanes II (A.D. 55-58)
AR Drachm 3.64g 12h (PDC 59904)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with quadrant bottom to beard wearing diadem and three-band spiral torque with no visible end; medium length hair wavy with earring visible; diadem pendants shown as five lines; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; below bow, monogram [~]; seven-line Greek inscription (L69ii); no border
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 69.14 [49 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 750 (this coin)
- Berk 110 (8 Sep 1999), lot 237 (this coin)
PDC 59897 Vologases I (A.D. 51-78)
AR Drachm 3.83g 12h (PDC 59897)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with long beard tapered and square cut wearing diadem and three-band spiral torque with no visible end; hair in five distinct waves with earring visible; wart on brow; diadem pendants shown as three lines; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; below bow, monogram [~]; seven-line Greek inscription (L70ii) has no lambda in first two lines; no border
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen; Dr. Robert Gonnella
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 70.14 [29 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 743 (this coin)
- Peus 361 (1999), lot 311 (this coin)
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 615 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 665 (this coin)
- Shore 374
PDC 59882 Vologases I (A.D. 51-78)
AE Chalkous 1.31g (PDC 59882)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Dated 385 ΕΠΤ (73 AD-74 AD)
Obv: bust left with medium rounded beard wearing diadem and spiral torque with no visible end; hair in three waves; diadem pendants shown as three lines; in front, Greek letters ϚΠΤ (vertical); circular border of pellets
Rev: Nike walking left (per Le Rider), in front, monogram [~]; border?
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen; Dr. Robert Gonnella
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 70.22 [2 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 732e (this coin)
- Shore not listed
PDC 59898 Vologases I (A.D. 51-78)
AR Drachm 3.77g 12h (PDC 59898)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with long rectangular beard wearing diadem and three-band spiral torque with no visible end; hair in five distinct waves with earring visible; wart on brow; diadem pendants shown as three lines; behind head, Aramaic letters (=wl); circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; below bow, monogram [~]; seven-line Greek inscription (L71i) omits lambda in first two lines; no border
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 71.3 [14 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 744 (this coin)
- Shore 378
PDC 59899 Vologases I
AR Diobol 1.40g 12h (PDC 59899)
Mint?
Obv: bearded bust left wearing diadem
Rev: archer seated right holding bow, 3-line Greek inscription ΟΛΙΓΑΣΟΥ ΤΟΥ ΚΥΡΙΟΥ "Lord Vologases"
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen; Dr. Robert Gonnella
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 1989.1 Num. Chron. 149, pl. 42, 1 (type 1) [26 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 745 (this coin)
- Ceresio 1987, lot 166 (this coin)
- Emporium Hamburg 10 (22 October 1987), lot 284 (this coin)
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 726 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 897 (this coin)
- Shore 379-380
PDC 59900 Vologases I
AR Diobol 1.40g 12h (PDC 59900)
Mint?
Obv: bearded bust left wearing diadem
Rev: archer seated right holding bow, 3-line Greek inscription ΟΛΙΓΑΣΟΥ ΤΟΥ ΚΥΡΙΟΥ "Lord Vologases"
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen; Dr. Robert Gonnella
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 1989.1 Num. Chron. 149, pl. 42, 1 (type 1) [26 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 746 (this coin)
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 727 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 898 (this coin)
- Shore 379-380

Vardanes II (c. A.D. 55 - 58)

PDC 59902 Vardanes II (A.D. 55-58)
AR Tetradrachm 14.31g 12h (PDC 59902)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Dated 369 ΘΞΤ (57 AD-58 AD)
Obv: bust left with very short beard wearing diadem and spiral torque; four waves in hair cover ear, hair above diadem as ringlets; wart on forehead is visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne, extending right hand, grasping hilt of sword in left; to his left, Tyche stands right presenting diadem in right hand, and holding scepter in left; above diadem, Greek letters ΘΞΤ = 369 Seleucid era; in exergue, Greek letters off flan; seven-line Greek inscription (L69i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 69.10-12 (month off flan) [99 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 748 (this coin)
PDC 59903 Vardanes II (A.D. 55-58)
AR Drachm 3.79g 12h (PDC 59903)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with quadrant bottom to beard wearing diadem and three-band spiral torque with no visible end; medium length hair wavy with earring visible; diadem pendants shown as five lines; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; below bow, monogram [~]; seven-line Greek inscription (L69ii); no border
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 69.14 [49 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 749 (this coin)
PDC 59904 Vardanes II (A.D. 55-58)
AR Drachm 3.64g 12h (PDC 59904)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with quadrant bottom to beard wearing diadem and three-band spiral torque with no visible end; medium length hair wavy with earring visible; diadem pendants shown as five lines; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; below bow, monogram [~]; seven-line Greek inscription (L69ii); no border
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 69.14 [49 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 750 (this coin)
- Berk 110 (8 Sep 1999), lot 237 (this coin)

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