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Tetradrachm

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Object Number:
68-11-1
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Parthian
Provenience:
Iran
Maker:
Phraataces
Period:
Seleucid Period
Date Made:
3 BC-4 AD
Early Date:
-3
Late Date:
4
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Billon
Iconography:
Tyche
Wreath
King
Phraataces
Description:
Crudely cast billon forgery of a Parthian billon tetradrachm of Phraataces (3 B.C. to A.D. 4)
Reverse: Date IT 313 years (from beginning of Seleucid era 312 B.C.)
Device: Tyche of Seleucia handing wreath to seated king.
Inser.: Basileos Basileon Arsakou Euergetou Dikaiou Epiphanous Philhellenos.
Obverse: Portrait of Phrastaces.
Outside Diamater:
2.6cm
Credit Line:
Museum Purchase

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