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Live auction - bgr_688871 - PARTHIAN KINGDOM - ARTABANUS II Drachme

PARTHIAN KINGDOM - ARTABANUS II Drachme AU
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bgr_688871
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Type : Drachme
Date: c. 10-38
Mint name / Town : Ecbatane, Médie
Metal : silver
Diameter : 19 mm
Orientation dies : 1 h.
Weight : 3,39 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie légèrement décentrée au droit. Superbe revers. Belle patine gris foncé avec des reflets bleutés
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Buste d’Artaban II à gauche, tête nue avec un bandeau triple, avec nœud qui tombe derrière la tête, la chevelure tombant sur la nuque, la barbe moyenne et carrée.

Reverse


Reverse description : Archer assis à droite sur un trône, tenant un arc de la main droite ; sous l’arc, un monogramme.
Reverse legend : BASILEWS/ BASILEWN/ ARSAKOU// EUERGETOU/ DIKAIOU// EPIFANOUS/ FILLENHNOS.
Reverse translation : (Roi des rois Arsace, bienfaiteur, juste, glorieux, philhellène).

Historical background


UNITED PARTHIAN - ARTABAN II

(10-38)

Artaban does not belong to the main branch of the Arsacids. He rebelled in 10 AD and succeeded in driving, Vonones (8-12), the son of Phraates IV, exiled in Rome for nearly twenty years and who had allied himself with his captors to conquer Armenia . The reign of Artabanus was a series of skirmishes and wars against the Romans which he disputed Armenia. He managed to impose two of his son on the Armenian throne were both successively eliminated. The end of his reign was marred by conspiracies Palace.

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