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Osroes I to Mithradates IV


Osroes I (c. A.D. 109 - 129)

PDC 39821 Osroes I (A.D. 109-129)
AR Drachm 3.73g (PDC 39821)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem, pendants shown as three lines; three-band spiral torque with no visible end; no wart; hair in large bunches above diadem and covering ear, with earring visible; 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 (L80i); no border
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 80.1 [62 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 673 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 786 (this coin)
- Shore 422
PDC 39822 Osroes I (A.D. 109-129)
AE Octochalkous 13.04g (PDC 39822)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Dated 423 ΓΚΥ (111 AD-112 AD)
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem, two broad pendants; three-band spiral torque with no visible end; no wart; hair in large bunches above diadem and covering ear, with earring visible; behind, Greek letter Β; circular border of pellets
Rev: bust of Tyche right; in front, Greek letters ΓΚΥ (vertical); circular border of pellets
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 80.4 [2 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 674 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 787 (this coin)
PDC 40334 Osroes I (A.D. 109-129)
AE Octochalkous 10.67g (PDC 40334)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Dated 424 ΔΚΥ (112 AD-113 AD)
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem, two broad pendants; three-band spiral torque with no visible end; no wart; hair in large bunches above diadem and covering ear, with earring visible; behind, Greek letter Β; circular border of pellets
Rev: bust of Tyche right; in front, Greek letters ΔΚΥ (vertical); circular border of pellets
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 80.5 [7 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 677c (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 788 (this coin)
PDC 39823 Osroes I (A.D. 109-129)
AE Dichalkous 3.97g (PDC 39823)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Dated 421 ΑΚΥ (109 AD-110 AD)
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem, two broad pendants; three-band spiral torque with no visible end; no wart; hair in large bunches above diadem and covering ear, with earring visible; no sequence letter; circular border of pellets
Rev: bust of Tyche right; in front, Greek letters ΑΚΥ (vertical); circular border of pellets
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 80.12 [5 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 675 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 789 (this coin)
PDC 39824 Osroes I (A.D. 109-129)
AE Chalkous 1.33g (PDC 39824)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and tiara with "hooks" round crest with horn decoration on side; one broad diadem pendant; three-band spiral torque with no visible end; no wart; hair in large bunch behind curved earflap, no earring; no sequence letter; circular border of pellets
Rev: bust of Tyche right; behind, Greek letter Λ; in front, Greek letters for year off flan; circular border of pellets
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 80.23-24 (year off flan) [1 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 676 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 790 (this coin)
PDC 40332 Osroes I (A.D. 109-129)
AE Chalkous 0.91g (PDC 40332)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem, pendants shown as two lines; three-band spiral torque with no visible end; no wart; hair in large bunches above diadem and covering ear, with earring visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: griffin right; circular border of pellets
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 80.29 [20 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 677a (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 791 (this coin)
PDC 40335 Osroes I (A.D. 109-129)
AE Chalkous 1.10g (PDC 40335)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem, pendants shown as two lines; three-band spiral torque with no visible end; no wart; hair in large bunches above diadem and covering ear, with earring visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: griffin right; circular border of pellets
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 80.29 [20 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 677d (this coin)
- Peus 376 (2003), lot 1654 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 794 (this coin)
PDC 40339 Osroes I (A.D. 109-129)
AE Chalkous 0.96g (PDC 40339)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem, pendants shown as two lines; three-band spiral torque with no visible end; no wart; hair in large bunches above diadem and covering ear, with earring visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: griffin right; circular border of pellets
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 80.29 [20 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 677h (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 792 (this coin)
PDC 40340 Osroes I (A.D. 109-129)
AE Chalkous 1.36g (PDC 40340)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem, pendants shown as two lines; three-band spiral torque with no visible end; no wart; hair in large bunches above diadem and covering ear, with earring visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: griffin right; circular border of pellets
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 80.29 [20 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 677i (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 793 (this coin)

Parthamaspates (c. A.D. 116)

PDC 39825 Parthamaspates (A.D. 116)
AR Drachm 3.74g (PDC 39825)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with stubbly beard wearing diadem and tiara with earflaps decorated on side with crescents and star; two broad diadem pendants; two-band spiral torque with no visible end; no wart; no earring; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; below bow, monogram [~]; four, five or six horizontal bars to throne back; seven-line Greek inscription (L81i); no border
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 81.1 [189 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 678 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 795 (this coin)
- Shore 423
PDC 39826 Parthamaspates (A.D. 116)
AR Drachm 3.62g (PDC 39826)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with stubbly beard wearing diadem and tiara with earflaps decorated on side with crescents and star; two broad diadem pendants; two-band spiral torque with no visible end; no wart; no earring; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; below bow, monogram [~]; four, five or six horizontal bars to throne back; seven-line Greek inscription (L81i); no border
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 81.2 [19 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 679 (this coin)
- Peus 337 (1993), lot 224 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 796 (this coin)
- Shore 424
PDC 40338 Parthamaspates (A.D. 116)
AE Chalkous 0.92g (PDC 40338)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with stubbly beard wearing diadem and tiara with earflaps decorated on side with crescents and star; two broad diadem pendants; two-band spiral torque with no visible end; no wart; no earring; circular border of pellets
Rev: Nike walking right holding diadem with palm branch over shoulder; circular border of pellets
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 81.3 [15 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 677g (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 797 (this coin)

Mithradates IV (c. A.D. 129 - 140)

PDC 39827 Mithradates IV (A.D. 129-140)
AR Drachm 3.79g (PDC 39827)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with long triangular beard wearing single-band diadem with two loops, pendants shown as two lines; spiral torque with no visible end; no wart; hair in three waves with earring visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; below bow, monogram [~]; six-line Greek inscription (L82i) with additional one-line Aranaic inscription at top; no border = Greek illegible; Aramaic mtrdt MLK'
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 82.1 [123 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 680 (this coin)
- Auctiones Basel 17 (1988), lot 299 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 798 (this coin)
- Shore 425
PDC 40343 Mithradates IV (A.D. 129-140)
AR Drachm 3.61g (PDC 40343)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with long triangular beard wearing single-band diadem with two loops, pendants shown as two lines; spiral torque with no visible end; no wart; hair in three waves with earring visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; below bow, monogram [~]; six-line Greek inscription (L82i) with additional one-line Aranaic inscription at top; no border = Greek illegible; Aramaic mtrdt MLK'
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 82.1 [123 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 681c (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 799 (this coin)
- Shore 425
PDC 40348 Mithradates IV (A.D. 129-140)
AR Drachm 3.45g (PDC 40348)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with long triangular beard wearing single-band diadem with two loops, pendants shown as two lines; spiral torque with no visible end; no wart; hair in three waves with earring visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; below bow, monogram [~]; six-line Greek inscription (L82i) with additional one-line Aranaic inscription at top; no border = Greek illegible; Aramaic mtrdt MLK'
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 82.1 [123 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 681h (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 800 (this coin)
- Shore 425
PDC 40336 Mithradates IV (A.D. 129-140)
AE Chalkous 0.89g (PDC 40336)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with long triangular beard wearing single-band diadem with two loops, pendants shown as two lines; spiral torque with no visible end; no wart; hair in three waves with earring visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: head of bull facing; circular border of pellets
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 82.6 [12 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 677e (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 801 (this coin)
PDC 40337 Mithradates IV (A.D. 129-140)
AE Chalkous 0.64g (PDC 40337)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with long triangular beard wearing single-band diadem with two loops, pendants shown as two lines; spiral torque with no visible end; no wart; hair in three waves with earring visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: head of bull facing; circular border of pellets
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 82.6 [12 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 677f (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 803 (this coin)
PDC 40333 Mithradates IV (A.D. 129-140)
AE Chalkous 1.10g (PDC 40333)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with long triangular beard wearing single-band diadem with two loops, pendants shown as two lines; spiral torque with no visible end; no wart; hair in three waves with earring visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: horned sheep lying right; above, Greek letter Α; circular border of pellets
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 82.7 [14 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 677b (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 802 (this coin)

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