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E-auction 349-262997 - PARTHIA - PARTHIAN KINGDOM - OSROES II Drachme

PARTHIA - PARTHIAN KINGDOM - OSROES II Drachme XF
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Estimate : 100 €
Price : 62 €
Maximum bid : 78 €
End of the sale : 23 December 2019 14:01:00
bidders : 11 bidders
Type : Drachme
Date: c. 190
Mint name / Town : Ecbatane, Médie
Metal : silver
Diameter : 18 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 3,59 g.
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan bien centré avec les grènetis visibles, légèrement échancré à 2 heures, à l’usure régulière. Patine foncée de collection ancienne
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Buste d’Osroès II à gauche, tête coiffée de la tiare avec oreillette un triple bandeau, avec nœud qui tombe derrière la tête, la barbe longue ; boucle à l’oreille.

Reverse


Reverse legend : LÉGENDE CORROMPUE, GRECQUE ET PEHLVI.
Reverse description : Archer assis à droite sur un trône, tenant un arc de la main droite ; au-dessous, un monogramme.

Commentary


Poids très léger. Légende fortement stylisée au revers.

Historical background


Parthia - UNITED PARTHIAN - Osroes II

(C. 190)

Osroes II seems to be a usurper who seized Iranian provinces at the end of the controversial reign of Vologeses IV (147-191). The typology of the mint is fairly close to that of the official monarch. It is possible that he kept the power at the beginning of the reign of Vologeses V (191-208).

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