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Tiridates I to Phraataces & Musa


Tiridates I (c. 29 - 26 B.C.)

PDC 40123 Tiridates I (29-27 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 14.41g (PDC 40123)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Dated 285 ΕΠΣ ΞΑΝΔΙ (BC 27)
Obv: bust left with medium tapered beard wearing diadem and three-band torque with no visible end; no wart; four formal rows of curls with no ear visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne; in right hand Nike stands right presenting wreath; in left hand, scepter; under throne, Greek letters ΕΠΣ; in exergue, Greek letters ΞΑΝΔΙ; seven-line Greek inscription (L55i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 55.3 [12 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 526a (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 463 (this coin)
- Shore 307
PDC 39702 Tiridates I (29-27 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 14.81g (PDC 39702)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Dated 285 ΕΠΣ ΑΡΤΕ (BC 27)
Obv: bust left with medium tapered beard wearing diadem and three-band torque with no visible end; no wart; four formal rows of curls with no ear visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne; in right hand Nike stands right presenting wreath; in left hand, scepter; under throne, Greek letters ΕΠΣ; in exergue, Greek letters ΑΡΤΕ; seven-line Greek inscription (L55i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 55.4 [9 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 527 (this coin)
- Peus 393 (31 Oct 2007), lot 347 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 464 (this coin)
- Shore 309
PDC 40125 Tiridates I (29-27 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 9.87g (PDC 40125)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Dated 285 ΕΠΣ Γ ΔΑΙΣΙ (BC 27)
Obv: bust left with medium tapered beard wearing diadem and three-band torque with no visible end; no wart; four formal rows of curls with no ear visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne; in right hand Nike stands right presenting wreath; in left hand, scepter; under throne, Greek letters ΕΠΣ; in exergue, Greek letters Γ ΔΑΙΣΙ ; seven-line Greek inscription (L55i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 55.5 [6 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 526c (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 466 (this coin)
- Shore 308
PDC 40126 Tiridates I (29-27 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 14.90g (PDC 40126)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Dated 285 ΕΠΣ Γ ΔΑΙΣΙ (BC 27)
Obv: bust left with medium tapered beard wearing diadem and three-band torque with no visible end; no wart; four formal rows of curls with no ear visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne; in right hand Nike stands right presenting wreath; in left hand, scepter; under throne, Greek letters ΕΠΣ; in exergue, Greek letters Γ ΔΑΙΣΙ ; seven-line Greek inscription (L55i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 55.5 [6 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 526d (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 465 (this coin)
- Shore 308
PDC 40124 Tiridates I (29-27 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 10.85g (PDC 40124)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Dated 285 ΕΠΣ Π ΔΑΙΣ (BC 27)
Obv: bust left with medium tapered beard wearing diadem and three-band torque with no visible end; no wart; four formal rows of curls with no ear visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne; in right hand Nike stands right presenting wreath; in left hand, scepter; under throne, Greek letters ΕΠΣ; in exergue, Greek letters Π ΔΑΙΣ; seven-line Greek inscription (L55i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 55.6 [9 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 526b (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 467 (this coin)
- Shore 308
PDC 40128 Tiridates I (29-27 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 13.48g (PDC 40128)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Dated 285 ΕΠΣ Π ΔΑΙΣ (BC 27)
Obv: bust left with medium tapered beard wearing diadem and three-band torque with no visible end; no wart; four formal rows of curls with no ear visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne; in right hand Nike stands right presenting wreath; in left hand, scepter; under throne, Greek letters ΕΠΣ; in exergue, Greek letters Π ΔΑΙΣ; seven-line Greek inscription (L55i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 55.6 [9 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 528b (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 468 (this coin)
- Shore 308
PDC 40127 Tiridates I (29-27 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 12.20g (PDC 40127)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Dated ΑΡΤΕΜΙ
Obv: bust left with medium tapered beard wearing diadem and three-band torque with no visible end; no wart; four formal rows of curls with no ear visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne, holding bow in right hand, scepter in left; above bow, monogram [~]; below throne, Greek letter Α; between feet Greek letter Α; in exergue, Greek letters ΑΡΤΕΜΙ; seven-line Greek inscription (L55i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 55.10 variant (Α under throne and Α between feet) [23 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 528a (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 469 (this coin)
- Shore 310 variant
PDC 40129 Tiridates I (29-27 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 14.26g (PDC 40129)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Dated ΑΡΤΕΜΙ
Obv: bust left with medium tapered beard wearing diadem and three-band torque with no visible end; no wart; four formal rows of curls with no ear visible; 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 in left holding scepter; above her arm, monogram [~]; between king's legs, Greek letter Α; under throne, Greek letters V above Α; in exergue, Greek letters ΑΡΤΕΜ; seven-line Greek inscription (L55i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 55.11 [12 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 528c (this coin)
- NAC D (1994), lot 1588 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 470 (this coin)
- Shore 311
PDC 40130 Tiridates I (29-27 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 14.54g (PDC 40130)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Dated [ΑΡΤΕΜΙ]
Obv: bust left with medium tapered beard wearing diadem and three-band torque with no visible end; no wart; four formal rows of curls with no ear visible; 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 in left holding scepter; above her arm, pellet and monogram [~]; between king's legs, Greek letter Α; under throne, Greek letters V above Α; in exergue, Greek letters ΑΡΤΕΜ; seven-line Greek inscription (L55i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 55.11 variant (pellet above Tyche's arm) [7 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 528d (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 471 (this coin)
- Shore 311

Phraataces (c. 2 B.C. - A.D. 4)

PDC 40134 Phraataces (2 B.C.-A.D. 4)
AR Tetradrachm 12.22g (PDC 40134)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Dated 310 ΙΤ GORPI (BC 2)
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and beaded necklet with ornament, ear visible, hair above diadem as ringlets, below as three waves; no wart; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated right on throne, extending right hand; to his right, Tyche stands left presenting wreath in right hand, and holding cornucopia in left; above her arm, Greek letters ΙΤ, below arm Greek letter Π and pellet; in exergue, Greek letters ΓΟΡΠΙΑΙΟΥ; seven-line Greek inscription (L56i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Note: Reverse overstrike
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 56.1 [9 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 530d (this coin)
- Berk List 88 (1995), lot 247 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 473 (this coin)
- Shore 312 variant
PDC 39703 Phraataces (2 B.C.-A.D. 4)
AR Tetradrachm 14.05g (PDC 39703)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Dated 310 ΙΤ ΟΛΩΙΟΥ (BC 2)
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and beaded necklet with ornament, ear visible, hair above diadem as ringlets, below as three waves; no wart; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated right on throne, extending right hand; to his right, Tyche stands left presenting wreath in right hand, and holding cornucopia in left; above her arm, Greek letters ΙΤ, below arm no letter; in exergue, Greek letters ΟΛΩΙΟΥ; seven-line Greek inscription (L56i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 56.2 [1 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 529 (this coin)
- Berk List 88 (1995), lot 248 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 474 (this coin)
- Shore not listed
PDC 40132 Phraataces (2 B.C.-A.D. 4)
AR Tetradrachm 14.64g (PDC 40132)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Dated 310 ΙΤ ΥΠΕΡ [ΔΣΙΣ?] (BC 2)
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and beaded necklet with ornament, ear visible, hair above diadem as ringlets, below as three waves; no wart; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated right on throne, extending right hand; to his right, Tyche stands left presenting wreath in right hand, and holding cornucopia in left; above her arm, Greek letters ΙΤ, below arm Greek letter Α; in exergue, Greek letters ΥΠΕΡΒΕΡΕΤ; seven-line Greek inscription (L56i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 56.3 [17 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 530b (this coin)
- Berk List 88 (1995), lot 249 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 475 (this coin)
- Shore not listed
PDC 40141 Phraataces (2 B.C.-A.D. 4)
Billon Drachm 3.83g (PDC 40141)
Mint: Mithradatkart
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and three-band spiral torque with no visible end; no wart; in front, star above crescent; behind, Nike 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 blundered Greek inscription (L56ii); no border
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 56.6 [57 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 531g (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 476 (this coin)
- Shore 317
PDC 40143 Phraataces (2 B.C.-A.D. 4)
Billon Drachm 3.80g (PDC 40143)
Mint: Mithradatkart
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and three-band spiral torque with no visible end; no wart; in front, star above crescent; behind, Nike 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 blundered Greek inscription (L56ii); no border
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 56.6 [57 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 531i (this coin)
- Berk List 80 (Januar 1994), lot 231 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 477 (this coin)
- Shore 317
PDC 39704 Phraataces (2 B.C.-A.D. 4)
Billon Drachm 3.39g (PDC 39704)
Mint: Mithradatkart
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and three-band spiral torque with no visible end; no wart; in front, star above crescent; behind, Nike flying left with diadem; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; star behind archer; below bow, monogram [~]; seven-line blundered Greek inscription (L56ii); no border
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 56.7 [26 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 532 (this coin)
- Peus 314 (1985), lot 247 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 478 (this coin)
- Shore 318
PDC 39705 Phraataces (2 B.C.-A.D. 4)
Billon Drachm 3.88g (PDC 39705)
Mint: Mithradatkart
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and three-band spiral torque with no visible end; no wart; in front, star above crescent; behind, Nike flying left with diadem; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; star behind archer; below bow, monogram [~] (no Θ; seven-line blundered Greek inscription (L56ii); no border
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 56.7 variant (monogram no Θ) [4 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 533 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 479 (this coin)
- Shore 318
PDC 40145 Phraataces (2 B.C.-A.D. 4)
Billon Drachm 3.70g (PDC 40145)
Mint: Mithradatkart
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and three-band spiral torque with no visible end; no wart; in front, star above crescent; behind, Nike 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 archer, Greek letter Τ; below bow, monogram [~]; seven-line blundered Greek inscription (L56ii); no border
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 56.8 [2 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 531k (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 480 (this coin)
- Shore not listed
PDC 40144 Phraataces (2 B.C.-A.D. 4)
Billon Drachm 3.25g (PDC 40144)
Mint: Mithradatkart
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and three-band spiral torque with no visible end; no wart; in front, star above crescent; behind, Nike 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 archer, a fire altar; below bow, monogram [~]; seven-line blundered Greek inscription (L56ii); no border
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 56.13 [22 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 531j (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 481 (this coin)
- Shore 319
PDC 40131 Phraataces (2 B.C.-A.D. 4)
AR Tetradrachm 13.02g (PDC 40131)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Dated 311 ΑΙΤ (BC 2-BC 1)
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and three-band spiral torque with no visible end; ear visible, hair above diadem as ringlets, below as three waves; wart visible on forehead; each side of head, Nike flying with diadem; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne with back, holding bow in right hand; below bow, Greek letters ΑΙΤ (vertical), in exergue, Greek letters off flan; seven-line Greek inscription (L57i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 57.1-9 (month off flan) [29 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 530a (this coin)
- Giessener Mzhdlg. 122 (2003), lot 2449 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 482 (this coin)
- Shore 314 variant
PDC 40149 Phraataces (2 B.C.-A.D. 4)
AR Tetradrachm 14.57g (PDC 40149)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Dated 311 ΑΙΤ [ΞΑΝ]ΔΙΚΟ (BC 1)
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and three-band spiral torque with no visible end; ear visible, hair above diadem as ringlets, below as three waves; wart visible on forehead; each side of head, Nike flying with diadem; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne with back, holding bow in right hand; pellet below throne; below bow, Greek letters ΑΙΤ (vertical), in exergue, Greek letters ΞΑΝΔΙΚΟ; seven-line Greek inscription (L57i); no border
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 57.1-9 variant (month ΞΑΝΔΙΚΟ, pellet under throne) [3 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 535d (this coin)
- Giessener Mzhdlg. 113 (2001), lot 5311 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 487 (this coin)
- Shore 316
PDC 40133 Phraataces (2 B.C.-A.D. 4)
AR Tetradrachm 11.79g (PDC 40133)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Dated 311 ΑΙΤ (BC 2-BC 1)
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and three-band spiral torque with no visible end; ear visible, hair above diadem as ringlets, below as three waves; wart visible on forehead; each side of head, Nike flying with diadem; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne with back, holding bow in right hand; pellet below throne; below bow, Greek letters ΑΙΤ (vertical), in exergue, Greek letters off flan; seven-line Greek inscription (L57i); no border
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 57.1-9 variant (pellet under throne) [6 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 530c (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 483 (this coin)
- Shore 314 variant
PDC 40147 Phraataces (2 B.C.-A.D. 4)
AR Tetradrachm 14.51g (PDC 40147)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Dated 311 [ΑΙΤ] [Α]ΥΔΝΑΙΟ[Υ] (BC 2)
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and three-band spiral torque with no visible end; ear visible, hair above diadem as ringlets, below as three waves; wart visible on forehead; each side of head, Nike flying with diadem; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne with back, holding bow in right hand; no year date, in exergue, Greek letters ΑΥΔΝΑΙΟΥ; seven-line Greek inscription (L57i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 57.2 variant (no year date) [1 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 535b (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 486 (this coin)
- Shore 316
PDC 39708 Phraataces (2 B.C.-A.D. 4)
AR Tetradrachm 13.15g (PDC 39708)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Dated 311 ΑΙΤ [Δ]ΥΣΤΡΟΥ (BC 1)
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and three-band spiral torque with no visible end; ear visible, hair above diadem as ringlets, below as three waves; wart visible on forehead; each side of head, Nike flying with diadem; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne with back, holding bow in right hand; below bow, Greek letters ΑΙΤ (vertical), in exergue, Greek letters ΔΥΣΤΡΟΥ; seven-line Greek inscription (L57i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 57.3 [3 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 537 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 485 (this coin)
- Shore not listed
PDC 39709 Phraataces (2 B.C.-A.D. 4)
AR Tetradrachm 8.80g (PDC 39709)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Dated 311 ΑΙΤ ΑΡΤΕΜΙΣΙΟ[Υ] (BC 1)
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and three-band spiral torque with no visible end; ear visible, hair above diadem as ringlets, below as three waves; wart visible on forehead; each side of head, Nike flying with diadem; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne with back, holding bow in right hand; below bow, Greek letters ΑΙΤ (vertical), in exergue, Greek letters ΑΡΤΕΜΙΣΙΟΥ; seven-line Greek inscription (L57i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 57.4 [11 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 538 (this coin)
- Lanz 62 (1992), lot 639 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 488 (this coin)
- Shore not listed
PDC 39710 Phraataces (2 B.C.-A.D. 4)
AR Tetradrachm 10.19g (PDC 39710)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Dated 311 ΑΙΤ ΔΑΙΣΙΟΥ (BC 1)
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and three-band spiral torque with no visible end; ear visible, hair above diadem as ringlets, below as three waves; wart visible on forehead; each side of head, Nike flying with diadem; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne with back, holding bow in right hand; below bow, Greek letters ΑΙΤ (vertical), in exergue, Greek letters ΔΑΙΣΙΟΥ; seven-line Greek inscription (L57i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 57.5 [6 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 539 (this coin)
- CNG 61 (25 Sep 2002), lot 907 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 489 (this coin)
- Shore 314
PDC 40148 Phraataces (2 B.C.-A.D. 4)
AR Tetradrachm 10.16g (PDC 40148)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Dated 311 ΑΙΤ [Υ]ΠΕΡΒΕ[ΡΕΤΑΙΟΥ] (BC 1)
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and three-band spiral torque with no visible end; ear visible, hair above diadem as ringlets, below as three waves, hair above diadem as ringlets, below as three waves; wart visible on forehead; each side of head, Nike flying with diadem; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne with back, holding bow in right hand; below bow, Greek letters ΑΙΤ (vertical), in exergue, Greek letters ΥΠΕΡΒΕΡΕΤΑΙΟΥ; seven-line Greek inscription (L57i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 57.9 [2 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 535c (this coin)
- Peus 313 (1985), lot 276 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 490 (this coin)
- Shore not listed
PDC 40146 Phraataces (2 B.C.-A.D. 4)
AR Tetradrachm 14.73g (PDC 40146)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Dated 311 ΑΙΤ (BC 2-BC 1)
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and three-band spiral torque with no visible end; hair above diadem no ringlets, below five formal rows of curls with no ear visible; wart visible on forehead; each side of head, Nike flying with diadem; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on backless throne, holding bow in right hand; pellet under throne; below bow, Greek letters ΑΙΤ (horizontal); seven-line Greek inscription (L57i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 57.10-12 variant (pellet under throne) [4 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 535a (this coin)
- Berk List 88 (1995), lot 251 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 484 (this coin)
- Shore 314 variant
PDC 39706 Phraataces (2 B.C.-A.D. 4)
AR Tetradrachm 14.19g (PDC 39706)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Dated 310 ΙΤ (BC 3-BC 2)
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and three-band spiral torque with no visible end; hair above diadem no ringlets, below five formal rows of curls with no ear visible; wart visible on forehead; each side of head, Nike flying with diadem; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on backless throne, holding bow in right hand; below bow, Greek letters ΙΤ (horizontal), no letters in exergue; seven-line Greek inscription (L57i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Note: Unpublished
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 57.10-12 variant (year IT) [1 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 534 (this coin)
- Berk List 88 (1995), lot 250 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 472 (this coin)
- Shore not listed
PDC 39711 Phraataces (2 B.C.-A.D. 4)
AR Drachm 3.67g (PDC 39711)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with diagonal square-ended beard, wearing diadem and three-band spiral torque with no visible end; no wart; each side of head, Nike flying with diadem; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne with back, holding bow in right hand; below bow, monogram [~]; seven-line Greek inscription (L57ii); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 57.13 [59 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 540 (this coin)
- Peus 326 (1-3 Nov 1989), lot 388 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 491 (this coin)
- Shore 322
PDC 40137 Phraataces (2 B.C.-A.D. 4)
AE Chalkous 1.73g (PDC 40137)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with diagonal square-ended beard, wearing diadem and three-band spiral torque with no visible end; no wart; each side of head, Nike flying with diadem; circular border of pellets
Rev: king right on horseback; in front, Greek letter Α; no inscription; circular border of pellets
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 57.15 [38 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 531c (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 494 (this coin)
PDC 40138 Phraataces (2 B.C.-A.D. 4)
AE Chalkous 1.32g (PDC 40138)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with diagonal square-ended beard, wearing diadem and three-band spiral torque with no visible end; no wart; each side of head, Nike flying with diadem; circular border of pellets
Rev: king right on horseback; in front, Greek letter Α; no inscription; circular border of pellets
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 57.15 [38 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 531d (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 493 (this coin)
PDC 40142 Phraataces (2 B.C.-A.D. 4)
AE Chalkous 1.53g (PDC 40142)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with diagonal square-ended beard, wearing diadem and three-band spiral torque with no visible end; no wart; each side of head, Nike flying with diadem; circular border of pellets
Rev: king right on horseback; in front, Greek letter Α; no inscription; circular border of pellets
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 57.15 [38 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 531h (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 492 (this coin)
PDC 40139 Phraataces (2 B.C.-A.D. 4)
AE Chalkous 1.30g (PDC 40139)
Mint?
Obv: bust left with diagonal square-ended beard, wearing diadem and three-band spiral torque with no visible end; no wart; each side of head, Nike flying with diadem; circular border of pellets
Rev: Tyche seated left, monogram [ΟΛ] behind; no inscription; no border
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 57.17 variant (monogram [ΟΛ] behind Tyche) [3 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 531e (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 495 (this coin)
PDC 40045 Phraataces (2 B.C.-A.D. 4)
AE Chalkous 1.38g (PDC 40045)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with diagonal square-ended beard, wearing diadem and three-band spiral torque with no visible end; no wart; each side of head, Nike flying with diadem; circular border of pellets
Rev: star above crescent; no inscription; no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 57.18 [21 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 486b (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 360 (this coin)

Phraataces & Musa (c. 2 B.C. - A.D. 4)

PDC 39712 Phraataces & Musa (2 B.C.-A.D. 4)
AR Tetradrachm 11.13g (PDC 39712)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Dated 312 ΒΙΤ ΞΑΝ (1 AD)
Obv: bust left with pointed beard wearing diadem and three-band spiral torque with no visible end; ear visible, hair above diadem as ringlets, below as two waves; wart visible on forehead; in front, Nike flying right with diadem; circular inscription (L58i); on diadem pendant, Greek letters ΒΙΤ; circular border of pellets
Rev: bust of Musa right wearing tiara, diadem and beaded necklet with ornament; on diadem pendant, Greek letters ΞΑΝ; in front, Nike flying left with diadem; two-line Greek inscription (L58ii); circular border of pellets = ΘΕΑΣ ΟΥΡΑΝΙΑΣ ΜΟΥΣΗΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΙΣΣΕΣ
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 58.1 [5 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 541 (this coin)
- NFA XXII (1989), lot 353 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 496 (this coin)
- Shore 323
PDC 39713 Phraataces & Musa (2 B.C.-A.D. 4)
AR Drachm 3.50g (PDC 39713)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with diagonal square-ended beard, wearing diadem and three-band spiral torque with no visible end; no wart; each side of head, Nike flying with diadem; circular border of pellets
Rev: bust of Musa left wearing tiara, diadem and beaded necklet with ornament; in front, monogram [~]; two-line Greek inscription (L58iii); no border = ΘΕΑΣ ΟΥΡΑΝΙΑΣ ΜΟΥΣΗΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΙΣΣΕΣ
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 58.9 [87 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 542 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 497 (this coin)
- Shore 324
PDC 39714 Phraataces & Musa (2 B.C.-A.D. 4)
AR Drachm 3.86g (PDC 39714)
Mint: Rhagae
Obv: bust left with diagonal square-ended beard, wearing diadem and three-band spiral torque with no visible end; no wart; each side of head, Nike flying with diadem; circular border of pellets
Rev: bust of Musa left wearing tiara, diadem and beaded necklet with ornament; in front, monogram [~]; two-line Greek inscription (L58iv); no border = ΘΕΑΣ ΡΥΝΑΑΣ ΜΟΣ ΒΑΣΙ
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 58.10 [17 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 543 (this coin)
- Giessener Münzhandlung 108 (2001), lot 1392 (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 498 (this coin)
- Shore 325
PDC 40135 Phraataces & Musa (2 B.C.-A.D. 4)
AE Chalkous 1.66g (PDC 40135)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bust left with diagonal square-ended beard, wearing diadem and three-band spiral torque with no visible end; no wart; each side of head, Nike flying with diadem; circular border of pellets
Rev: bust of Musa left wearing tiara, diadem and beaded necklet with ornament; no monogram; no inscription; no border
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 58.13 [30 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 531a (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 499 (this coin)

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