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Phraates IV


Phraates IV (c. 38 - 2 B.C.)

PDC 59801 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 15.36g 12h (PDC 59801)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Dated 275 ΕΟΣ ΓΟΡΠ (BC 37)
Obv: short-bearded bust left wearing diadem and five-band griffin-ended torque; a wart visible on forehead; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated right on throne, a bow in right hand; to his right, Tyche[?] stands left presenting wreath in right hand, and holding cornucopia in left; below throne, Greek letters ΕΟΣ; in exergue, Greek letters ΓΟΡΠΙ; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 50.2 [2 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 671 (this coin)
PDC 59803 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 11.83g 12h (PDC 59803)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Dated 275 ΕΟΣ ΟΛΩ (BC 37)
Obv: short-bearded bust left wearing diadem and five-band griffin-ended torque; a wart visible on forehead; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated right on throne, a bow in right hand; to his right, Tyche[?] stands left presenting wreath in right hand, and holding cornucopia in left; below throne, Greek letters ΕΟΣ; in exergue, Greek letters ΟΛΩ; 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 50.3 [4 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 673 (this coin)
- Hirsch 222-223, lot 1926 (this coin)
PDC 59804 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 15.36g 12h (PDC 59804)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Dated 286 ϚΠΣ ΓΟΡΠΙ (BC 26)
Obv: short-bearded bust left wearing diadem and griffin-ended torque; a wart visible on forehead; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated right on throne; to his right, Tyche[?] stands left presenting palm branch in right hand, and holding cornucopia in left; seven-line Greek inscription (L51i); above Tyche, Greek letters ϚΠΣ; in exergue, Greek letters ΓΟΡ; no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 51.21 [9 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 674 (this coin)
- Gorny & Mosch 134 (11 Oct 2004), lot 1615 (this coin)
- Shore not listed
PDC 59802 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 14.59g 12h (PDC 59802)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Dated 287 Ζ[ΠΣ] [Α]ΥΔΝ (BC 25)
Obv: short-bearded bust left wearing diadem and griffin-ended torque; a wart visible on forehead; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated right on throne; to his right, Tyche[?] stands left presenting palm branch in right hand, and holding cornucopia in left; seven-line Greek inscription (L51i); in exergue, Greek letters ΑΥΔΝ ΖΠΣ; no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen; Dr. Robert Gonnella
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 51.25 [11 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 672 (this coin)
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 495 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 374 (this coin)
- Shore not listed
PDC 59831 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AE Dichalkous 1.88g (PDC 59831)
Mint: Mithradatkart
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and segmented torque with medallion; wart visible on forehead; no symbols; circular border of pellets
Rev: anchor; at right, monogram [ΜΤΘ]; no border; [inscription?]
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 51 type variant (rev anchor, ΜΤΘ monogram to right) [1 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 697g (this coin)
PDC 59833 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AE Dichalkous 1.56g (PDC 59833)
Mint: Mithradatkart
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and segmented torque with medallion; wart visible on forehead; no symbols; circular border of pellets
Rev: crescent above monogram [ΜΤΘ]; no border; inscription as unintelligible random dashes
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 51 type variant (rev crescent above monogram [ΜΤΘ]) [2 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 697f (this coin)
PDC 59829 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AE Dichalkous 1.77g (PDC 59829)
Mint: Mithradatkart
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and segmented torque with medallion; wart visible on forehead; no symbols; circular border of pellets
Rev: cross; at right, monogram [ΜΤΘ]; no border; [inscription?]
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 51 type variant (rev cross left, monogram ΜΤΘ right) [1 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 697h (this coin)
PDC 59988 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AE Dichalkous 2.10g (PDC 59988)
Mint: Mithradatkart
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and segmented torque with medallion; wart visible on forehead; no symbols; circular border of pellets
Rev: rhyton; no border; inscription as unintelligible random dashes
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen; Dr. Robert Gonnella
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 51 type variant (rev rhyton) [1 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 828g (this coin)
PDC 59834 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AE Dichalkous 2.08g (PDC 59834)
Mint: Mithradatkart
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and segmented torque with medallion; wart visible on forehead; no symbols; circular border of pellets
Rev: pomegranate; at right, monogram [~]; no border; [inscription?]
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 51.46 [2 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 697a (this coin)
PDC 59990 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AE Dichalkous 2.21g (PDC 59990)
Mint: Mithradatkart
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and segmented torque with medallion; wart visible on forehead; no symbols; circular border of pellets
Rev: altar; at right, monogram [~]; no border; [inscription?]
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen; Dr. Robert Gonnella
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 51.49 [4 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 828f (this coin)
PDC 59832 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AE Dichalkous 2.26g (PDC 59832)
Mint: Mithradatkart
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and segmented torque with medallion; wart visible on forehead; no symbols; circular border of pellets
Rev: lion standing right; at right, monogram [~]; no border; [inscription?]
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 51.51 [3 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 697b (this coin)
PDC 59828 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AE Dichalkous 2.18g (PDC 59828)
Mint: Mithradatkart
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and segmented torque with medallion; wart visible on forehead; no symbols; circular border of pellets
Rev: anchor; at right, monogram [~]; no border; [inscription?]
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 51.52 variant (anchor vice tree) [4 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 697d (this coin)
PDC 59830 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AE Dichalkous 2.13g (PDC 59830)
Mint: Mithradatkart
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and segmented torque with medallion; wart visible on forehead; no symbols; circular border of pellets
Rev: stag standing right; at right, monogram [~]; [inscription?]; no border
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 51.53 [3 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 697c (this coin)
PDC 59994 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AE Chalkous 2.41g (PDC 59994)
Mint: Laodicea
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and segmented torque with medallion; wart visible on forehead; no symbols; circular border of pellets
Rev: monogram [~], to right, ΜΤΘ monogram; both surrounded by a fragmentary inscription; no border
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen; Dr. Robert Gonnella
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 51.55 variant (rev. ΜΤΘ monogram to right) [1 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 828d (this coin)
PDC 59805 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 14.26g 12h (PDC 59805)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Dated 288? [ΗΠ]Σ ΟΛΩΙ[ΟΥ] (BC 32)
Obv: long-bearded bust left wearing diadem and torque; a wart visible on forehead; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated right on throne; to his right, helmeted Athena standing left presenting wreath in extended right hand, and holding scepter in left; seven-line Greek inscription (L52i); in exergue, Greek letters ΗΠΣ ΟΛΩΙΟΥ; no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 52.5 [19 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 675 (this coin)
- Peus 372 (Oct 2002), lot 650 (this coin)
- Shore 274
PDC 59806 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.97g 12h (PDC 59806)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and segmented necklet; eagle behind head flying left with diadem; 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 [~]; seven-line Greek inscription (L52ii); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 52.10 [280 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 676 (this coin)
- Shore 276-278
PDC 59807 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.99g 12h (PDC 59807)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and segmented necklet; eagle behind head flying left with diadem; 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 [~]; seven-line Greek inscription (L52ii); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 52.10 [280 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 677 (this coin)
- Shore 276-278
PDC 59808 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.99g 12h (PDC 59808)
Mint: Rhagae
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and segmented necklet; eagle behind head flying left with diadem; 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 [~]; seven-line Greek inscription (L52ii); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 52.11 [63 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 678 (this coin)
- Shore 279
PDC 59809 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.66g 1h (PDC 59809)
Mint: Rhagae
Obv:
Rev:
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 52.11 variant (legend) [4 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 679 (this coin)
PDC 59810 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.01g 12h (PDC 59810)
Mint: Court at Rhagae
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and segmented necklet; eagle behind head flying left with diadem; 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 [~]; seven-line Greek inscription (L52iii); no border
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 52.13 [36 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 680 (this coin)
- Album FPL 225 (Jun 2007), 56238 (this coin)
- Shore 281
PDC 59811 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.03g 12h (PDC 59811)
Mint: Mithradatkart
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and segmented necklet; eagle behind head flying left with diadem; 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 [~]; seven-line Greek inscription (L52iv); no border
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 52.14 [12 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 681 (this coin)
- Peus 376 (Oct 2003), lot 687 (this coin)
- Shore 282
PDC 59812 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.12g 12h (PDC 59812)
Mint: Mithradatkart
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and segmented necklet; eagle behind head flying left with diadem; 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 head, inverted T device; below bow, monogram [~]; seven-line Greek inscription (L52iv); no border
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 52.14 variant (rev inverted T device behind head) [3 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 682 (this coin)
- UBS 69 (23 Jan 2007), lot 602 (this coin)
PDC 59813 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.79g 12h (PDC 59813)
Mint: Mithradatkart
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and segmented necklet; eagle behind head flying left with diadem; 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 head, inverted T device; below bow, monogram [~]; seven-line Greek inscription (L52iv); no border
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 52.14 variant (rev inverted T device behind head) [3 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 683 (this coin)
PDC 59814 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.81g 12h (PDC 59814)
Mint: Laodicea
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and segmented necklet; eagle behind head flying left with diadem; 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 [~]; seven-line Greek inscription (L52ii); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 52.16 [59 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 684 (this coin)
- Shore 283
PDC 59815 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.03g 12h (PDC 59815)
Mint: Laodicea
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and segmented necklet; eagle behind head flying left with diadem; 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 [~]; seven-line Greek inscription (L52ii); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 52.16 [59 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 685 (this coin)
- Shore 283
PDC 59816 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.72g 12h (PDC 59816)
Mint: Susa
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and segmented necklet; eagle behind head flying left with diadem; 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 [~]; above bow, monogram [~]; seven-line Greek inscription (L52ii); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 52.25 variant (monogram below bow) [1 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 686 (this coin)
- Peus 386 (26-28 April 2006), lot 410 (this coin)
- Shore 289
PDC 59817 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.83g 1h (PDC 59817)
Mint: Court at Susa
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and segmented necklet; eagle behind head flying left with diadem; 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 [~]; seven-line Greek inscription (variant 2, ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ has X for Φ); no border
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen; Dr. Robert Gonnella
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 52.31 variant (legend 2) [1 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 687 (this coin)
- Peus 336 (1993), lot 142 (this coin)
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 509 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 408 (this coin)
- Shore 281
PDC 59818 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.05g 12h (PDC 59818)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and segmented necklet; eagle behind head flying left with diadem; 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 [~]; behind throne eagle flying right bearing diadem in beak; seven-line Greek inscription (L52ii); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 52.36 [26 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 688 (this coin)
- Shore 287
PDC 59827 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AE Chalkous 1.25g (PDC 59827)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and segmented necklet; eagle behind head flying left with diadem; wart visible on forehead; circular border of pellets
Rev: triform head of Hecate facing; to right, monogram [~]; four-line Greek inscription (?); no border
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 52.43 [14 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 697i (this coin)
PDC 59819 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.81g 12h (PDC 59819)
Mint: Laodicea
Obv: bust left with medium beard wearing diadem and segmented necklet, wart visible on forehead; in front, star; behind, eagle flying left with diadem; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; behind throne, star; below bow, Greek letter Κ; seven-line Greek inscription (L53ii); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen; Dr. Robert Gonnella
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 53.5 [17 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 689 (this coin)
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 518 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 445 (this coin)
- Shore 295
PDC 59820 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.72g 12h (PDC 59820)
Mint: Mithradatkart
Obv: bust left with medium beard wearing diadem and segmented necklet, wart visible on forehead; in front, star; behind, eagle flying left with diadem; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; no star; below bow, monogram [~]; seven-line Greek inscription (L53iv); no border
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 53.7 [4 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 690 (this coin)
- Shore 296
PDC 59825 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.81g 12h (PDC 59825)
Mint?
Obv: bust left with medium beard wearing diadem and segmented necklet, wart visible on forehead; in front, crescent above star; behind, eagle flying left with diadem; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; behind throne, palm; below bow, monogram [~]; seven-line Greek inscription (L53ii); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen; Dr. Robert Gonnella
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 53.9-10 variant (obv crescent above star) [1 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 695 (this coin)
- Berk BBS 91 (25 June 1996), lot 225 (this coin)
- Peus 326 (1-3 Nov 1989), lot 387 (this coin)
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 525 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 456 (this coin)
- Shore not listed
PDC 59992 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AE Chalkous 2.45g (PDC 59992)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with medium beard wearing diadem and segmented necklet, wart visible on forehead; in front, star; behind, eagle flying left with diadem; circular border of pellets
Rev: eight-ray star; at right, monogram [ΜΤΘ]; seven-line Greek inscription (L53ii); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen; Dr. Robert Gonnella
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 53 type variant (rev star, ΜΤΘ to right) [1 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 828e (this coin)
PDC 59821 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.24g 12h (PDC 59821)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and segmented necklet, wart visible on forehead; in front, star above crescent; behind, eagle flying left with diadem; 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 (L54ii); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 54.7 [172 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 691 (this coin)
- Davis FPL 27 (Summer 1999), 86 (this coin)
- Shore 297
PDC 59822 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.53g 12h (PDC 59822)
Mint: Mithradatkart
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and segmented necklet, wart visible on forehead; in front, star above crescent; behind, eagle flying left with diadem; 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 (L54iii); no border
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 54.8 [9 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 692 (this coin)
- Shore 299
PDC 59823 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.95g 12h (PDC 59823)
Mint: Mithradatkart
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and segmented necklet, wart visible on forehead; in front, star above crescent; behind, eagle flying left with diadem; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; behind throne, monogram [~]; below bow, monogram [~]; seven-line Greek inscription (L54iii); no border
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 54.10 [13 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 693 (this coin)
- Elsen FPL 212 (Oct-Nov 2000), lot 170 (this coin)
- Peus 363 (26 Apr 2000) lot 5159 (this coin)
PDC 59824 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.46g 12h (PDC 59824)
Mint: Mithradatkart
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and segmented necklet, wart visible on forehead; in front, star above crescent; behind, eagle flying left with diadem; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; behind throne, monogram [~]; below bow, monogram [~]; seven-line Greek inscription (L54iii); no border
Previous collection: Todd A. Ballen
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 54.11 [2 in db]
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 694 (this coin)
- Shore not listed

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