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Autonomous City Issues (c. 125 B.C. - 40 A.D.)

Coins Attributed as Autonomous City Issues

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The attributions and cataloging of Parthian coins used throughout this web site follow David Sellwood's An Introduction to the Coinage of Parthia (1980, 2nd edition) for consistency. The few exceptions to this policy are explained here.

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Sellwood Type 92

Seleucia

PDC 9630Seleucia Civic Issue
AE Dichalkous, 1.23g, 13mm, die axis = 1h
Mint/ Seleucia, undated
Obv/ bust of Tyche right
Rev/ humped bull standing right; in front ΔΥ, above ΠΤ
Prov/ collection Robert A. DeRose, Jr.
Photo/ by Chris Hopkins
- Sellwood 92.34 variant (dichalkous)


Susa

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Ecbatana

PDC 10293Ecbatana Civic Issue
AE Chalkous, 1.60g, 13mm
Mint/ Ecbatana, October 1, 24 B.C.
Obv/ head of Tyche right; circular border of dots
Rev/ three-line Greek inscription ΔΚΣ / ΔΙΟΥ / Α; no border
Note/ probably dated according to the Arsacid era
Photo/ by Chris Hopkins
Location/Bibliothèque nationale de France, JdM 1012
- Sellwood 92.37

PDC 5813Ecbatana Civic Issue
AE Chalkous
Mint/ Ecbatana, October 1, 24 B.C.
Obv/ head of Tyche right; circular border of dots
Rev/ three-line Greek inscription ΔΚΣ / ΔΙΟΥ / Α; no border
Note/ probably dated according to the Arsacid era
Photo/ by permission Rian Thum
- Sellwood 92.37

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