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Orodes II


Orodes II (c. 57 - 38 B.C.)

PDC 59761 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.94g 12h (PDC 59761)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: short-bearded bust left wearing diadem and torque with no upper end visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; below bow, monogram [ΑΤ]; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 43.1 [18 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 634 (this coin)
- Shore 214
PDC 59800 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AE Tetrachalkous 4.08g (PDC 59800)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: short-bearded bust left wearing diadem and torque with no upper end visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: Pegasus flying right; below, monogram [ΑΤ]; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕ[ΟΣ] / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΟ[Ν] ΑΡΣΑΚΟ[Υ] ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟ[Υ] / ΔΙΚΑΙ]ΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ / ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗ[ΝΟΣ]
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 43.13 [21 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 670a (this coin)
- Shore not listed
PDC 59989 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AE Tetrachalkous 2.94g (PDC 59989)
Mint: Mithradatkart
Obv: short-bearded bust left wearing diadem and torque with no upper end visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: Pegasus flying right; above left, monogram [ΜΤΘ]; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen; Dr. Robert Gonnella
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 43.13 variant (monogram ΜΤΘ) [5 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 828c (this coin)
PDC 59760 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 15.32g 12h (PDC 59760)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Obv: short-bearded bust left wearing diadem with two pendants; 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; five-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΚΑΙ ΚΤΙΣΤΟΥ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 44.1 [14 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 633 (this coin)
- Giessener Münzhandlung 97 (11 October 1999), lot 549 (this coin)
- Gorny & Mosch 130 (8-9 Mar 2004), lot 1401 (this coin)
- Gorny & Mosch 134, lot 1610 (this coin)
- Peus 368 (2001), lot 352 (this coin)
- Shore not listed
PDC 59762 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 15.23g 12h (PDC 59762)
Mint?
Dated [ΞA]
Obv:
Rev: = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Note: Overstruck on uncertain undertype
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 45.3-8 (month off flan) [3 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 635 (this coin)
- Ars Classica XII (Petrowicz), lot 2399 (same rev. die)
- de Callataÿ, Tetradrachmes, not listed
- Shore 209 (same obv. die)
PDC 59763 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 14.83g 12h (PDC 59763)
Mint?
Dated [ΞA]
Obv:
Rev:
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 45.3-8 (month off flan) [3 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 636 (this coin)
PDC 59764 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.92g 12h (PDC 59764)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: short-bearded bust left wearing diadem and pellet-ended torque; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; below bow, monogram [~]; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 45.9 [70 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 637 (this coin)
- Shore 222
PDC 59765 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.59g 12h (PDC 59765)
Mint: Rhagae
Obv: short-bearded bust left wearing diadem and pellet-ended torque; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; below bow, monogram [~]; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 45.12 [5 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 638 (this coin)
PDC 59766 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.94g 12h (PDC 59766)
Mint: Mithradatkart
Obv: short-bearded bust left wearing diadem and pellet-ended torque; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; below bow, monogram [~]; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 45.14 [18 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 639 (this coin)
PDC 59767 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.37g 12h (PDC 59767)
Mint: Court at Mithradatkart
Obv: short-bearded bust left wearing diadem and pellet-ended torque; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; below bow, monogram [~]; no border; lines 4 and 5 corrupt in seven-line Greek inscription
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 45.15 variant (legend lines 4-5 corrupt) [3 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 640 (this coin)
PDC 59768 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.92g 12h (PDC 59768)
Mint: Kangavar
Obv: short-bearded bust left wearing diadem and two-pellet-ended torque; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; below bow, Greek letter Κ; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen; Dr. Robert Gonnella
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 45.21 variant (2 pellet ended torque) [7 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 641 (this coin)
- Berk List 80 (1994), lot 222 (this coin)
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 448 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 273 (this coin)
- Shore 230
PDC 59769 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.59g 12h (PDC 59769)
Mint: Kangavar
Obv: short-bearded bust left wearing diadem and pellet-ended torque; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; behind archer, Greek letter Ο; below bow, Greek letter Κ; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen; Dr. Robert Gonnella
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 45.23 [9 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 642 (this coin)
- Baldwin 6 (1995), lot 385 (this coin)
- Peus 338 (1994), lot 166 (this coin)
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 449 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 275 (this coin)
- Shore not listed
PDC 59799 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AE Chalkous 3.24g (PDC 59799)
Mint?
Obv: short-bearded bust left wearing diadem and pellet-ended torque; circular border of pellets
Rev: camel sitting right; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 45 type variant (camel sitting right) [3 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 670b (this coin)
PDC 59770 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.16g 12h (PDC 59770)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: short-bearded bust left wearing diadem and pellet-ended torque, crescent behind; (usually) no wart visible on forehead; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; below bow, monogram [~]; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen; Dr. Robert Gonnella
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 46.8 [41 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 643 (this coin)
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 452 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 284 (this coin)
- Shore 233
PDC 59771 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.81g 12h (PDC 59771)
Mint: Rhagae
Obv: short-bearded bust left wearing diadem and pellet-ended torque, crescent behind; (usually) no wart visible on forehead; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; below bow, monogram [~]; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 46.10 [26 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 644 (this coin)
- Shore not listed
PDC 59772 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.90g 12h (PDC 59772)
Mint: Traxiane
Obv: short-bearded bust left wearing diadem and pellet-ended torque, crescent behind; (usually) no wart visible on forehead; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; below bow, Greek letter Τ; no border; seven-line blundered Greek inscription
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 46.14 [3 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 645 (this coin)
- Shore 235
PDC 59773 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.05g 12h (PDC 59773)
Mint: Kangavar
Obv: short-bearded bust left wearing diadem and pellet-ended torque, crescent behind; (usually) no wart visible on forehead; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; above bow, Greek letter Τ; below bow, Greek letter Κ; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 46.16 [7 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 646 (this coin)
- Shore 236
PDC 59774 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.48g 12h (PDC 59774)
Mint: Kangavar
Obv: short-bearded bust left wearing diadem and pellet-ended torque, crescent behind; (usually) no wart visible on forehead; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; below bow, Greek letter Κ; behind archer, Greek letter Ο; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Provenance: ex Jeffrey Gorman
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 46.17 [8 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 647 (this coin)
PDC 59775 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.01g 12h (PDC 59775)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: short-bearded bust left wearing diadem and pellet-ended torque, star before and crescent behind; no wart visible on forehead; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; below bow, monogram [~]; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Provenance: ex Pars Coins
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 47.5 [77 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 648 (this coin)
- Shore 239
PDC 59776 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.05g 12h (PDC 59776)
Mint: Court at Ecbatana
Obv: short-bearded bust left wearing diadem and pellet-ended torque, star before and crescent behind; no wart visible on forehead; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; below bow, monogram [~]; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 47.6 [21 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 649 (this coin)
PDC 59777 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.03g 12h (PDC 59777)
Mint: Rhagae
Obv: short-bearded bust left wearing diadem and pellet-ended torque, star before and crescent behind; no wart visible on forehead; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; below bow, monogram [~]; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 47.8 [64 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 650 (this coin)
PDC 59778 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.97g 12h (PDC 59778)
Mint: Mithradatkart
Obv: short-bearded bust left wearing diadem and pellet-ended torque, star before and crescent behind; no wart visible on forehead; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; below bow, monogram [~]; no border; seven-line Greek inscription
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 47.9 [117 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 651 (this coin)
- Shore 241
PDC 59779 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.05g 12h (PDC 59779)
Mint: Aria
Obv: short-bearded bust left wearing diadem and pellet-ended torque, star before and crescent behind; no wart visible on forehead; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; below bow, Greek letter Α; no border; completely blundered seven-line Greek inscription
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 47.13 variant (blundered legend) [2 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 652 (this coin)
PDC 59780 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.03g 12h (PDC 59780)
Mint: Laodicea
Obv: short-bearded bust left wearing diadem and pellet-ended torque, star before and crescent behind; no wart visible on forehead; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; below bow, Greek letter Λ; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Note: slight double strike on reverse
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 47.16 [16 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 653 (this coin)
- Shore not listed
PDC 59781 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.99g 2h (PDC 59781)
Mint: Mithradatkart
Obv: short-bearded bust left wearing diadem and pellet-ended torque, star before and crescent behind; no wart visible on forehead; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; behind throne, anchor (A47); below bow, monogram [~]; no border; seven-line Greek inscription
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 47.29 [159 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 654 (this coin)
- Shore 254
PDC 59787 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.42g 12h (PDC 59787)
Mint: Mithradatkart
Obv: short-bearded bust left wearing diadem and pellet-ended torque, star before and crescent behind; no wart visible on forehead; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; behind throne, anchor (A47); below bow, monogram [~]; no border; seven-line Greek inscription
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen; Dr. Robert Gonnella
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 47.29 [159 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 658 (this coin)
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 474 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 324 (this coin)
- Senior ISCH 201.6 (same obv. die)
- Shore not listed
PDC 59797 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.57g 1h (PDC 59797)
Mint: Margiane
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and pellet-ended torque; star before, crescent above star behind; no wart visible on forehead; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; behind throne, anchor (A47); below bow, Greek letter Π; no border; seven-line Greek inscription
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 47.30 variant (star before, crescent above star behind) [1 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 668 (this coin)
- Shore cf. 255 (for rev. type)
PDC 59782 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.92g 12h (PDC 59782)
Mint: Nisa
Obv: short-bearded bust left wearing diadem and pellet-ended torque, star before and crescent behind; wart is visible on forehead; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; behind throne, anchor (A47); below bow, Greek letters NI; no border; seven-line Greek inscription
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 47.32 [24 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 655 (this coin)
PDC 59783 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.16g 12h (PDC 59783)
Mint: Nisa
Obv: short-bearded bust left wearing diadem and pellet-ended torque, star before and crescent behind; wart is visible on forehead; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; behind throne, anchor (A47); below bow, Greek letters NI; no border; seven-line Greek inscription
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 47.32 [24 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 656 (this coin)
- CNG E-Auction 155 (3 January 2007), lot 115 (this coin)
- Shore not listed
PDC 59785 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AE Dichalkous 2.04g (PDC 59785)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: short-bearded bust left wearing diadem and pellet-ended torque, star before and crescent behind; (sometimes) wart is visible on forehead; circular border of pellets
Rev: fort with two tall and two short towers; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 47.37 [13 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 657b (this coin)
PDC 59784 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AE Dichalkous 3.26g (PDC 59784)
Mint: Mithradatkart
Obv: short-bearded bust left wearing diadem and pellet-ended torque, star before and crescent behind; (sometimes) wart is visible on forehead; circular border of pellets
Rev: stag standing right; in front, monogram [~]; no border; seven-line Greek inscription
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 47.38 [5 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 657c (this coin)
PDC 59788 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.94g 12h (PDC 59788)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and griffin-ended torque; star before, crescent above star behind; wart visible on forehead; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; behind archer, anchor (A48i); below bow, monogram [~]; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 48.6 [141 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 659 (this coin)
- Shore 258
PDC 59789 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.94g 12h (PDC 59789)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and griffin-ended torque; star before, crescent above star behind; wart visible on forehead; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; behind archer, anchor (A48ii); below bow, monogram [~]; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 48.7 [51 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 660 (this coin)
- Shore 259
PDC 59790 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.01g 12h (PDC 59790)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and griffin-ended torque; star before, crescent above star behind; wart visible on forehead; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; behind archer, anchor (A48iii); below bow, monogram [~]; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Note: slight double strike on reverse
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 48.8 [85 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 661 (this coin)
- Shore 260
PDC 59791 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.83g 12h (PDC 59791)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and griffin-ended torque; star before, crescent above star behind; wart visible on forehead; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; behind archer, anchor (A48iii); below bow, monogram [~]; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen; Dr. Robert Gonnella
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 48.8 [85 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 662 (this coin)
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 478 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 338 (this coin)
- Shore 260
PDC 59792 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.97g 12h (PDC 59792)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and griffin-ended torque; star before, crescent above star behind; wart visible on forehead; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; behind archer, anchor (A48iv); below bow, monogram [~]; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 48.9 [247 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 663 (this coin)
- Shore 261
PDC 59793 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.90g 12h (PDC 59793)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and griffin-ended torque; rosette before, crescent above rosette behind; wart visible on forehead; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; behind archer, anchor (A48iv); below bow, monogram [~]; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Provenance: ex Pars Coins
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 48.9 variant (rosettes vice stars) [1 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 664 (this coin)
- Shore not listed
PDC 59794 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.99g 2h (PDC 59794)
Mint: Rhagae
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and griffin-ended torque; star before, crescent above star behind; wart visible on forehead; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; behind archer, anchor (A48v); below bow, monogram [~]; no border; seven-line corrupted Greek inscription
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 48.10 variant (corrupt legend) [2 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 665 (this coin)
PDC 59796 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.92g 12h (PDC 59796)
Mint: Rhagae
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and griffin-ended torque; star before, crescent above star behind; wart visible on forehead; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; behind archer,variant anchor; below bow, monogram [~]; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 48.10-11 variant (anchor design) [1 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 667 (this coin)
PDC 59795 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.01g 2h (PDC 59795)
Mint: Rhagae
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and griffin-ended torque; star before, crescent above star behind; wart visible on forehead; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; behind archer, anchor (A48i); below bow, monogram [~]; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 48.11 [47 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 666 (this coin)
- Shore 263
PDC 59798 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Obol 0.57g 1h (PDC 59798)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and griffon-ended torque; wart visible on forehead; no symbols; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; behind archer, no anchor; below bow, monogram [~]; no border; four-line Greek inscription with ΔIKΛIOY retrograde = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 48.15 variant (no wart, griffin-ended torque; ΔIKΛIOY retrograde) [1 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 669 (this coin)
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 130, lot 1412 (this coin)
- Peus 336 (28 April 1993), lot 140 (this coin)
- Peus 337 (3-9 Nov 1993), lot 140 (this coin)
- Shore 265 var. (same);
PDC 59786 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AE Dichalkous 1.91g (PDC 59786)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and griffin-ended torque; star before, crescent above star behind; wart visible on forehead; circular border of pellets
Rev: eagle stands right wings closed; in front, monogram [ΜΤΘ]; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 48.18 variant (eagle right, monogram [ΜΤΘ]) [1 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 657a (this coin)

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