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bgr_710336 - ELYMAIS - ELYMAIS KINGDOM - ORODES II Drachme

ELYMAIS - ELYMAIS KINGDOM - ORODES II Drachme AU
125.00 €(Approx. 133.75$ | 105.00£)
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Type : Drachme
Date: c. 150-200
Mint name / Town : Atelier indéterminé
Metal : copper
Diameter : 14,5 mm
Weight : 3,82 g.
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie centrée. Très joli buste. Patine marron
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Buste diadémé et drapé d’Orodes II de face coiffé de la tiare ; dans le champ à droite un croissant pointé au-dessus d’une ancre.

Reverse


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Fond ligné.

Commentary


Représentation inhabituelle du roi.

Historical background


ELYMAIS - ELYMAIS KINGDOM - ORODES II

(2nd century AD)

This small kingdom, located between Babylonia and Persis in the region of Susa. He managed to maintain his independence from his powerful Arsacid neighbors. Orodes II is the son of Orodes I and the brother of Phraates, whom he succeeds. Orodes III (Kamnaskires) his son succeeds him.

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