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Mithradates II


Mithradates II (c. 123 - 88 B.C.)

PDC 59660 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 15.78g 1h (PDC 59660)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Obv: short-bearded bust right wearing diadem, hair arranged in concentric waves; circular reel and pellet border
Rev: Demeter enthroned left, in extended right hand holds Nike, who crowns her to right; in left hand, cornucopia with fruits; nereid supporting throne; in exergue, Greek letters ΤΥ left and monogram [~] right; no border; four-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Note: Overstruck on uncertain undertype
Provenance: ex Pars Coins
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 23.2 [14 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 549 (this coin)
PDC 59661 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 16.02g 12h (PDC 59661)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Obv: medium bearded bust left wearing diadem, pellet-ended torque; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on omphalos, holding bow in right hand; in field right, palm branch; in exergue, ΤΥ; no border; square four-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Provenance: ex Sigma Ancient Coins
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 24.4 [193 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 550 (this coin)
- Shore 67
- Waddell E-74 (1999), lot 29 (this coin)
PDC 59662 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 15.89g 12h (PDC 59662)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Obv: medium bearded bust left wearing diadem, pellet-ended torque; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on omphalos, holding bow in right hand; behind archer, monogram [ΑΡΤ] (not ΑΡ as in Sellwood 1980); in field right, palm branch; no border; square four-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 24.5 corrigendum (monogram) [36 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 551 (this coin)
- Shore 68
PDC 59663 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 12h (PDC 59663)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: medium bearded bust left wearing diadem, pellet-ended torque; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on omphalos, holding bow in right hand; no border; square four-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 24.9 [182 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 552 (this coin)
- Shore 69
PDC 59664 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.59g 12h (PDC 59664)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: medium bearded bust left wearing diadem, griffin-ended torque; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on omphalos, holding bow in right hand; no border; square four-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 24.10 [71 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 553 (this coin)
- Shore 70
PDC 59665 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.14g 12h (PDC 59665)
Mint: Rhagae
Obv: medium bearded bust left wearing diadem, pellet-ended torque; behind bust, monogram ΡΑ; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on omphalos, holding bow in right hand; no border; square four-line Greek inscription with guide lines = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 24.13 [13 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 554 (this coin)
- CNG 66 (19 May 2004), lot 770 (this coin)
PDC 59666 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.92g 12h (PDC 59666)
Mint: Rhagae
Obv: medium bearded bust left wearing diadem, pellet-ended torque; behind bust, monogram [~~]; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on omphalos, holding bow in right hand; no border; square four-line Greek inscription with guide lines = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 24.14 [2 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 555 (this coin)
- Shore not listed
PDC 59667 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.01g 12h (PDC 59667)
Mint: Rhagae
Obv: medium bearded bust left wearing diadem, pellet-ended torque; behind bust, monogram [~~]; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on omphalos; behind archer, monogram [~], holding bow in right hand; no border; square four-line Greek inscription with guide lines = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen; Dr. Robert Gonnella
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 24.18 [9 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 556 (this coin)
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 334 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 77 (this coin)
- Shore not listed
PDC 59668 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.08g 12h (PDC 59668)
Mint: Rhagae
Obv: medium bearded bust left wearing diadem, pellet-ended torque; behind bust, monogram [~~] above [~~]; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on omphalos; behind archer, star left of monogram [~], holding bow in right hand; no border; square four-line Greek inscription with guide lines = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 24.19 [12 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 557 (this coin)
- CNG 73 (13 Sep 2006), lot 525 (this coin)
PDC 59693 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AE Tetrachalkous 8.26g (PDC 59693)
Mint: Rhagae
Obv: medium bearded bust left wearing diadem; behind bust, monogram [~~]; circular border of pellets
Rev: horse walking right; no border; square four-line Greek inscription with guide lines = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΟΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟ[Υ] [ΑΡ]ΣΑ[ΚΟΥ] ΕΠΙΦΑ[ΝΟΥΣ]
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 24.34 [16 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 581a (this coin)
- Shore not listed
PDC 59692 Mithradates II
AE Drachm 3.09g (PDC 59692)
Mint?
Obv: short-bearded bust left with radiate crown and diadem; no symbols; circular border of pellets
Rev: tripod; four-line Greek legend = [Β]ΑΣΙΛΕΟΣ / [Α]ΡΣΑΚΟΥ // [Ε]ΠΙ[ΦΑΝΟΥΣ] / [ΦΙ]ΛΕΛΛΗΝΟ[Σ]
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 1998.3 variant (rev. tripod) [1 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 581b (this coin)
- Sellwood, “Parthians and Scythians,” in Essays MacDowall, cf. fig. 3 (for obv. type)
- Shore not listed
PDC 59669 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.08g 12h (PDC 59669)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: long bearded bust left wearing diadem, griffin-ended torque; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow and arrow in right hand; no border; square four-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 26.1 [158 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 558 (this coin)
- CNG 50 (23 June 1999), lot 975 (this coin)
- Shore 77
PDC 59670 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.97g 12h (PDC 59670)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: long bearded bust left wearing diadem, griffin-ended torque; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow and arrow in right hand; no border; square four-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 26.1 [158 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 559 (this coin)
- Shore 77
- UBS 69 (23 Jan 2007), lot 563 (this coin)
PDC 59671 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.18g 12h (PDC 59671)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: long bearded bust left wearing diadem, griffin-ended torque; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow and arrow in right hand; in field left, monogram Δ; no border; square four-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 26.2 [50 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 560 (this coin)
- Shore 78
PDC 59672 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.21g 12h (PDC 59672)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: long bearded bust left wearing diadem, griffin-ended torque; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow and arrow in both hands; behind archer, Greek letter Α; no border; square four-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 26.3 [47 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 561 (this coin)
- Shore 79
PDC 59673 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.25g 12h (PDC 59673)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: long bearded bust left wearing diadem, griffin-ended torque; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow and arrow in right hand; in field left, monogram [~]; no border; square four-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Note: small die break on obverse
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 26.5 [2 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 562 (this coin)
- Peus 386 (26-28 April 2006), lot 391 (this coin)
PDC 59674 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.44g 12h (PDC 59674)
Mint: Rhagae
Obv: medium bearded bust left wearing diadem, griffin-ended torque; behind bust, monogram [~~]; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne with footstool, holding bow only with both hands; no border; square four-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 26.10 [34 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 563 (this coin)
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 122, lot 1529 (this coin)
- Shore 81
PDC 59683 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.03g 12h (PDC 59683)
Mint: Rhagae
Obv: medium bearded bust left wearing diadem, griffin-ended torque; behind bust, monogram [~~]; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne with footstool, holding bow only with both hands; no border; square four-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 26.10 [34 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 572 (this coin)
- Freeman & Sear MBS 12 (28 Oct 2005), lot 230 (this coin)
PDC 59675 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.18g 12h (PDC 59675)
Mint: Rhagae
Obv: long bearded bust left wearing diadem, griffin-ended torque; behind bust, monogram [~~]; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne with footstool, holding bow only with both hands; in field left, Greek letter Ε; no border; square four-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen; Dr. Robert Gonnella
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 26.14 [20 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 564 (this coin)
- Hirsch 178 (1993), lot 495 (this coin)
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 341 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 93 (this coin)
- Shore not listed
PDC 59698 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AE Octachalkous 7.23g (PDC 59698)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: long bearded bust left wearing diadem, griffin-ended torque; behind bust, Greek letters ΜΙ; circular border of pellets
Rev: horse walking right; above flank Greek letters ΜΡ; no border; square four-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 26.25 variant (denomination) [1 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 582a (this coin)
- Peus 376 (Oct 2003), lot 599a (this coin)
PDC 59697 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AE Tetrachalkous 3.79g (PDC 59697)
Mint: Rhagae
Obv: long bearded bust left wearing diadem, griffin-ended torque; circular border of pellets
Rev: Pegasus flying right; no border; square four-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 26.26 [27 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 582b (this coin)
PDC 59696 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AE Chalkous 1.97g (PDC 59696)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bearded bust left wearing diadem; behind bust, Greek letter Μ; circular border of pellets
Rev: bow in case; no border; square four-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 26.29 [32 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 582c (this coin)
PDC 59695 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AE Chalkous 1.80g (PDC 59695)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bearded bust left wearing diadem; no Greek letter behind bust; circular border of pellets
Rev: bow in case; no border; square four-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 26.29 variant (no Μ) [1 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 582d (this coin)
PDC 59676 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.12g 12h (PDC 59676)
Mint: Rhagae
Obv: long-bearded bust left wearing diadem; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; empty cloak arm ending in pellet well below seat; no border; five-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 27.1 [589 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 565 (this coin)
- Shore 85
PDC 59677 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.03g 12h (PDC 59677)
Mint: Rhagae
Obv: long-bearded bust left wearing diadem; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; empty cloak arm ending in pellet well below seat; no border; five-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 27.1 [589 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 566 (this coin)
- Shore 85
- Waddell E-74 (1999), lot 39 (part of)
PDC 59678 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.26g 12h (PDC 59678)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: long-bearded bust left wearing diadem; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; empty cloak arm ending in a point; flan widespread and design much larger than usual; no border; five-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 27.2 [75 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 567 (this coin)
- CNG 75 (23 May 2007), lot 584 (this coin)
- Shore 87
PDC 59679 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.25g 12h (PDC 59679)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: long-bearded bust left wearing diadem; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; empty cloak arm ending in a point; flan widespread and design much larger than usual; no border; five-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen; Dr. Robert Gonnella
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 27.2 [75 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 568 (this coin)
- Peus 315 (1986), lot 229 (this coin)
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 349a (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 112 (this coin)
- Shore 86
PDC 59680 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.10g 12h (PDC 59680)
Mint: Nisa?
Obv: long-bearded bust left wearing diadem; circular border of pellets; style very coarse
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; empty cloak arm has no definite end finishing at seat level; square sigmas in inscription; style very coarse; no border; five-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen; Dr. Robert Gonnella
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 27.3 [21 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 569 (this coin)
- Lanz 48 (1989), lot 403 (this coin)
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 351 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 114 (this coin)
- Shore not listed
PDC 59681 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.12g 12h (PDC 59681)
Mint: Rhagae
Obv: long-bearded bust left wearing diadem; in front, monogram [~~]; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; empty cloak arm ending in pellet well below seat; no border; five-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Provenance: ex Pars Coins
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen; Dr. Robert Gonnella
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 27.4 [1 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 570 (this coin)
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 352 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 115 (this coin)
- Shore not listed
PDC 59682 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.21g 12h (PDC 59682)
Mint: Rhagae
Obv: long-bearded bust left wearing diadem; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; empty cloak arm ending in pellet well below seat; behind archer, Greek letter Α; no border; five-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen; Dr. Robert Gonnella
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 27.5 [6 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 571 (this coin)
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 353 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 116 (this coin)
- Shore 88
PDC 59694 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AE Tetrachalkous 3.88g (PDC 59694)
Mint: Rhagae
Obv: long-bearded bust left wearing diadem; circular border of pellets
Rev: Pegasus flying right; no border; five-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΟΣ [Β]ΑΣΙΛΕΟΝ [Μ]ΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΠΣΑΚΟΥ/ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 27.7 [33 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 582e (this coin)
PDC 59684 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.99g 12h (PDC 59684)
Mint: Rhagae
Obv: long-bearded bust left wearing tiara (T28i) with six-point star, no circle design below diadem; griffin-ended torque; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; no border; five-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 28.1 [61 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 573 (this coin)
- Shore 95
PDC 59685 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.10g 12h (PDC 59685)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: long-bearded bust left wearing tiara (T28ii) with six-point star; torque end single or double pellet; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; no border; five-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen; Dr. Robert Gonnella
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 28.2 [63 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 574 (this coin)
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 349d (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 131 (this coin)
- Shore 96
PDC 59686 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.08g 12h (PDC 59686)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: long-bearded bust left wearing tiara (T28iii) with six-point star; torque end single or double pellet; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; no border; five-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 28.3 [179 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 575 (this coin)
PDC 59687 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.12g 12h (PDC 59687)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: long-bearded bust left wearing tiara (T28iv) with six-point star; torque end single or double peller; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; no border; five-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Provenance: ex Barry P. Murphy
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 28.4 [17 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 576 (this coin)
- Peus 376 (Oct 2003), lot 631 (this coin)
PDC 59688 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.18g 12h (PDC 59688)
Mint: Rhagae
Obv: long-bearded bust left wearing tiara (T28v) with eight-point star; torque end single or double pellet; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; no border; five-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 28.5 [45 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 577 (this coin)
- Shore 98
PDC 59689 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.99g 12h (PDC 59689)
Mint: Rhagae
Obv: long-bearded bust left wearing tiara (T28vi) with eight-point star; griffin-ended torque; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; no border; five-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 28.6 [48 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 578 (this coin)
- Shore not listed
PDC 59690 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.08g 12h (PDC 59690)
Mint: Rhagae
Obv: long-bearded bust left wearing tiara (T28vii) with eight-point star; griffin-ended torque; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; no border; five-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 28.7 [85 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 579 (this coin)
- Shore 99
PDC 59691 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.05g 12h (PDC 59691)
Mint: Rhagae
Obv: long-bearded bust left wearing tiara (T28vii) with eight-point star; griffin-ended torque; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; no border; five-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen; Dr. Robert Gonnella
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 28.7 [85 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 580 (this coin)
- Hirsch 155 (1987), lot 255 (this coin)
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 349c (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 136 (this coin)
- Shore 100
- Shore 99
PDC 59705 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AE Tetrachalkous 3.24g (PDC 59705)
Mint: Rhagae
Obv: long-bearded bust left wearing tiara (T28i) with six-point star; circular border of pellets
Rev: Pegasus flying right; no border; five-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen; Dr. Robert Gonnella
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 28.8 [29 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 583a (this coin)
- CNG155 (3 Jan 2007), lot 435 (part of)
- Shore cf. 108
PDC 59703 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AE Tetrachalkous 3.22g (PDC 59703)
Mint: Rhagae
Obv: long-bearded bust left wearing tiara (T28i) with six-point star; circular border of pellets
Rev: Pegasus flying right; no border; five-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen; Dr. Robert Gonnella
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 28.8 [29 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 583b (this coin)
- Shore cf. 108
PDC 59701 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AE Tetrachalkous 3.42g (PDC 59701)
Mint: Rhagae
Obv: long-bearded bust left wearing tiara (T28i) with six-point star; circular border of pellets
Rev: Pegasus flying right; no border; five-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen; Dr. Robert Gonnella
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 28.8 [29 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 583c (this coin)
- Peus 376 (2003), lot 652 (this coin)
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 349 (part of)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 139 (this coin)
PDC 59706 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AE Tetrachalkous 2.21g (PDC 59706)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: long-bearded bust left wearing tiara (T28iii) with six-point star; circular border of pellets
Rev: Pegasus flying right; no border; five-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen; Dr. Robert Gonnella
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 28.9 [11 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 583e (this coin)
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 349 (part of)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 141 (this coin)
PDC 59699 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AE Dichalkous 1.73g (PDC 59699)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: long-bearded bust left wearing tiara (T28iii) with six-point star; circular border of pellets
Rev: Nike standing right with wreath in outstretched right hand right, palm in left; no border; five-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen; Dr. Robert Gonnella
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 28.11 [15 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 583d (this coin)
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 349 (part of)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 145 (this coin)
PDC 59704 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AE Dichalkous 1.77g (PDC 59704)
Mint: Rhagae
Obv: long-bearded bust left wearing tiara (T28vi) with eight-point star; circular border of pellets
Rev: Nike standing right with wreath in outstretched right hand right, palm in left; no border; five-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen; Dr. Robert Gonnella
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 28.12 [4 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 583f (this coin)
- Shore not listed
PDC 59702 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AE Dichalkous 2.43g (PDC 59702)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: long-bearded bust left wearing tiara (T28iii) with six-point star; no symbol; circular border of pellets
Rev: Pegasus flying right; no border; five-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen; Dr. Robert Gonnella
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 28.17 [13 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 583g (this coin)
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 349f (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 143 (this coin)
- Shore not listed
PDC 59700 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AE Chalkous 1.34g (PDC 59700)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: long-bearded bust left wearing tiara (T28iii) with six-point star; circular border of pellets
Rev: club; no border; five-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen; Dr. Robert Gonnella
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 28.18 [5 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 583h (this coin)
- Shore not listed
PDC 59714 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.83g 12h (PDC 59714)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: long-bearded bust left wearing tiara (T29i); single or double pellet-ended torque; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; no border; six-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΚΑΙ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 29.1 [54 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 589 (this coin)
- Shore 102
PDC 59713 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.99g 12h (PDC 59713)
Mint?
Obv: long-bearded bust left wearing tiara (T29i) with eight-point star; single or double pellet-ended torque; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; no border; six-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΚΑΙ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen; Dr. Robert Gonnella
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 29.1 variant (tiara 8-point star) [4 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 588 (this coin)
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 366 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 146 (this coin)
- Shore 102
PDC 59715 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.21g 12h (PDC 59715)
Mint: Rhagae
Obv: long-bearded bust left wearing tiara (T29ii); single or double pellet-ended torque; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; no border; six-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΚΑΙ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 29.2 [32 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 590 (this coin)

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