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Orodes I (c. 90 - 80 B.C.)

ΟΡΩΔΗΣ

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Coins in the name of Arsaces attributed to Orodes I

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 31

Note: for countermarked issues similar to type S31.5 drachms, see Sellwood type 91.2

PDC 23342 Orodes I (90-80 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 16.08g (PDC 23342)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Obv: bearded bust left wearing tiara (T31) decorated on side with six or eight point star; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Current collection: David Sellwood, 1386 (Tray 2)
Photo by Chris Hopkins
- Sellwood 31.1 [4 in db]
Click here to help add this image Orodes I (90-80 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm (PDC 19783)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Obv: bearded bust left wearing tiara (T31) decorated on side with six or eight point star; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
- Sellwood 31.1 [4 in db]
- Sellwood ICP (1980), Plates, no. 31.1 (this coin)
- Sellwood ICP (1971), Plate no. 31/4 (this coin)
PDC 16484 Orodes I (90-80 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 15.73g (PDC 16484)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Obv: bearded bust left wearing tiara (T31) decorated on side with six-point star; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; below bow, Greek letter A; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡ−ΣΑΚΟΥ [ΑΥ]ΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟ[Σ] [Ε]ΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Fred Shore
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 31.2 [6 in db]
- Triton VI (14 Jan 2003), lot 508 (this coin)
- CNG 36 (5-6 Dec 1995), lot 120 (this coin)
- Leu 83 (6-7 May 2002), lot 415 (this coin)
- Shore 120 (this coin)
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 591 (this coin)
PDC 42903 Orodes I (90-80 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 15.99g 11h (PDC 42903)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Obv: bearded bust left wearing tiara (T31) decorated on side with seven-point star; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; below bow, Greek letter A; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 31.2 variant (tiara 7-point star) [1 in db]
- CNG 75 (23 May 2007), lot 586 (this coin)
- Shore 121
PDC 46262 Orodes I (90-80 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 14.94g 28mm (PDC 46262)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Obv: bearded bust left wearing tiara (T31) decorated on side with eight-point star; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; below bow, Greek letter A; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Photo by Pars Coins
- Sellwood 31.2 variant (tiara 8-point star) [8 in db]
- Mitchiner ACW 531 (Sinatruces)
- Shore 121
PDC 4371 Orodes I (90-80 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 16.243g 31mm 12h (PDC 4371)
Mint: Seleucia
Obv: bearded bust left wearing tiara (T31) decorated on side with star; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; below bow, Greek letters DI; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Petrowicz coll.
Current collection: American Numismatic Society, 1944.100.82517
Photo by Chris Hopkins
- Sellwood 31.3 [2 in db]
- Petrowicz p.45,2; pl.VII-4 (this coin)
Click here to help add this image Orodes I (90-80 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm (PDC 47414)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris
Obv: bearded bust left wearing tiara (T31) decorated on side with star; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; below bow, monogram [~]; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
- Sellwood 31.4 [0 in db]
PDC 6004 Orodes I (90-80 B.C.)
AR Drachm (PDC 6004)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bearded bust left wearing tiara (T31i) with six-pointed star; pellet ended torque; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΟΣ / ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ / ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ / ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡΟΣ / ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ / ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ / ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Photo by Praetorian Numismatics
- Sellwood 31.5 [303 in db]
- Sear GCV 7389
PDC 11880 Orodes I (90-80 B.C.)
AR Drachm (PDC 11880)
Mint?
Obv: bearded bust left wearing tiara (T31i) with six-pointed star; pellet ended torque; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; no border; bottom two lines of seven-line Greek inscription read from inside = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Photo by Stormbroek (Wim van Stormbroek)
- Sellwood 31.5 variant (bottom two lines of legend) [2 in db]
PDC 6924 Orodes I (90-80 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.14g (PDC 6924)
Mint: Rhagae
Obv: bearded bust left wearing tiara (T31i) with seven-pointed star; pellet ended torque; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Note: 50
Previous collection: R.C. Senior
Current collection: Ashmolean Museum, Senior 5470
Photo by Chris Hopkins
- Sellwood 31.5 variant (tiara 7-point star) [6 in db]
PDC 14065 Orodes I (90-80 B.C.)
AR Drachm 20mm (PDC 14065)
Mint?
Obv: bearded bust left wearing tiara (T31i) with small six-pointed star; pellet ended torque; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Photo by Wayne G. Sayles
- Sellwood 31.5 variant (tiara small star) [2 in db]
- Shore 123 variant
PDC 21371 Orodes I (90-80 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.07g 19mm 12h (PDC 21371)
Mint: Rhagae
Obv: bearded bust left wearing tiara (T31i) with eight-pointed star; pellet ended torque; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡ−ΣΑΚΟΥ ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Photo by Brad Nelson
- Sellwood 31.6 [524 in db]
- BMC Parthia 2 (Sinatrukes)
- de Morgan pl.VIII, 18 (Sinatrukes)
- Mitchiner ACW 534
- Mitchiner ACW 534 (Sinatrukes)
- Shore 123
PDC 24820 Orodes I (90-80 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.20g 20mm (PDC 24820)
Mint: Rhagae
Obv: bearded bust left wearing tiara (T31i) with six-pointed star; pellet ended torque; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Bellaria
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 31.6 variant (tiara 6-point star) [1 in db]
- CNG E-Auction 90 (26 May 2004), lot 33 (this coin)
- BMC Parthia p.42, 4
- Ponterio 61 (26 Feb 1993), lot 321 (this coin)
- Shore 122 (Orodes I)
PDC 3233 Orodes I (90-80 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.11g (PDC 3233)
Mint?
Obv: bearded bust left wearing tiara (T31i) with small eight-pointed star; pellet ended torque; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Photo by Youssef Mishriki
- Sellwood 31.6 variant (tiara small star) [3 in db]
PDC 3558 Orodes I (90-80 B.C.)
AR Drachm (PDC 3558)
Mint?
Obv: bearded bust left wearing tiara (T31i) with eight-pointed star; pellet ended torque; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; no border; ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ has Κ vice Ν in seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΕΠΙΦΑKΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Note: Note line six of inscription (??)
Photo by Flavian Logic Ancient Numismatics (John Haer)
- Sellwood 31.6 variant (ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ has Κ vice Ν) [1 in db]
PDC 52510 Orodes I (90-80 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.00g 20mm 1h (PDC 52510)
Mint: Rhagae
Obv: bearded bust left wearing tiara (T31ii); pellet ended torque; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Photo by Thomas K. Mallon, The Coins and History of Asia
- Sellwood 31.7 [7 in db]
PDC 16648 Orodes I (90-80 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.084g (PDC 16648)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bearded bust left wearing tiara (T31i) with eight-pointed star; griffin ended torque; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Current collection: Smithsonian, 1979.1216.0066
Photo by Smithsonian Institution
- Sellwood 31.8 [6 in db]
PDC 33970 Orodes I (90-80 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.11g (PDC 33970)
Mint?
Obv: bearded bust left wearing tiara (T31i) with eight-pointed star; griffin ended torque; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; no border; barbarized seven-line Greek inscription
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 31.8 variant (barbarized legend) [1 in db]
- Peus 386 (26-28 April 2006), lot 397 (this coin)
- Shore not listed
PDC 4743 Orodes I (90-80 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.64g (PDC 4743)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bearded bust left wearing tiara (T31i) with six-pointed star; griffin ended torque; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 31.8 variant (legend i) [22 in db]
- Peus 363, Lot 5134 (this coin)
PDC 29064 Orodes I (90-80 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.12g 20mm (PDC 29064)
Mint?
Obv: bearded bust left wearing tiara (T31i) with six-pointed star; griffin ended torque; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; no border; seven-line Greek inscription (not in Sellwood) = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Photo by Glenn W. Woods, Numismatist
- Sellwood 31.8 variant (legend not in Sellwood) [1 in db]
Click here to help add this image Orodes I (90-80 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.19g 20mm (PDC 12136)
Mint: Margiane
Obv: bearded bust left wearing tiara (T31i); pellet ended torque; circular border of pellets
Rev: beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne which has, incorrectly, three legs visible, holding bow in right hand; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Find spot: Giaur-qal'a
- Sellwood 31.9 [4 in db]
- Loginov & Nikitin, Parthian Coins from Margiana (1996), no. 15 (this coin)
PDC 23251 Orodes I (90-80 B.C.)
AR Hemidrachm 1.38g (PDC 23251)
Mint: Ecbatana?
Obv: bearded bust left wearing tiara but details not clear on two known specimens
Rev: details not clear on two known specimens
Current collection: David Sellwood, 1.38 (Tray 22)
Photo by Chris Hopkins
- Sellwood 31.10 [2 in db]
PDC 39926 Orodes I (90-80 B.C.)
AE Tetrachalkous 3.68g (PDC 39926)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bearded bust left wearing tiara (T31i) with six-pointed star; circular border of pellets
Rev: horse galloping right; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 31.11 [10 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 349e (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen Der Arsakiden (2008), 140 (this coin)
- Triton XIII (5 Jan 2010), lot 587b (this coin)
PDC 4383 Orodes I (90-80 B.C.)
AE Tetrachalkous 3.300g 17mm 12h (PDC 4383)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bearded bust left wearing tiara (T31i) with eight-pointed star; circular border of pellets
Rev: horse galloping right; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Current collection: American Numismatic Society, 1976.249.1
Photo by Chris Hopkins
- Sellwood 31.12 [3 in db]
Click here to help add this image Orodes I (90-80 B.C.)
AE Tetrachalkous (PDC 12138)
Mint: Rhagae
Obv: bearded bust left wearing tiara (T31i) with eight-pointed star; circular border of pellets
Rev: horse galloping right; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Find spot: Erk-qal'a, 1955, trench 1, room 8
Current collection: YuTAKE, 87
- Sellwood 31.12 variant (legend ii) [1 in db]
- Loginov & Nikitin, Parthian Coins from Margiana (1996), no. 17 (this coin)
PDC 9314 Orodes I (90-80 B.C.)
AE Dichalkous 2.70g (PDC 9314)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bearded bust left wearing tiara (T31i) with six-pointed star; circular border of pellets
Rev: horse head right; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Note: Petrowicz Cond/Rarity: C2
Previous collection: Petrowicz
Current collection: Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, plaster cast on glass plate for Samm. Petrowicz (1904)
Photo by Chris Hopkins
- Sellwood 31.13 [8 in db]
- Petrowicz p.46,10; pl.VII-9 (this coin)
PDC 4382 Orodes I (90-80 B.C.)
AE Dichalkous 2.390g 16mm 12h (PDC 4382)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bearded bust left wearing tiara (T31i) with eight-pointed star; circular border of pellets
Rev: horse head right; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Dr. E. Herzfeld
Current collection: American Numismatic Society, 1944.100.82529
Photo by Chris Hopkins
- Sellwood 31.14 [3 in db]
PDC 20236 Orodes I (90-80 B.C.)
AE Chalkous 14mm (PDC 20236)
Mint: Ecbatana
Obv: bearded bust left wearing tiara (T31i) with six-pointed star; circular border of pellets
Rev: bow in case; no border; seven-line Greek inscription = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Cunningham
Photo from Catalogue of the Coins of Parthia (BMC Parthia, 1903)
- Sellwood 31.15 [4 in db]
- BMC Parthia, p. 44, 31; plate 10, no. 7 (Sinatruces) (this coin)
Click here to help add this image Orodes I (90-80 B.C.)
AE Chalkous (PDC 28062)
Mint: Susa
Obv: bearded bust left wearing tiara (T31i) with six-pointed star; circular border of pellets
Rev: Nike walking right; no border
- Sellwood 31.16 [0 in db]
Click here to help add this image Orodes I (90-80 B.C.)
AE Chalkous (PDC 28063)
Mint: Susa
Obv: bearded bust left wearing tiara (T31i) with six-pointed star; circular border of pellets
Rev: eagle [standing?] right; no border
- Sellwood 31.17 [0 in db]
Click here to help add this image Orodes I (90-80 B.C.)
AE Chalkous (PDC 28064)
Mint: Susa
Obv: bearded bust left wearing tiara (T31i) with six-pointed star; circular border of pellets
Rev: bunch of grapes; no border
- Sellwood 31.18 [0 in db]
Click here to help add this image Orodes I (90-80 B.C.)
AE Chalkous (PDC 28065)
Mint: Susa
Obv: bearded bust left wearing tiara (T31i) with six-pointed star; circular border of pellets
Rev: club; no border
- Sellwood 31.19 [0 in db]
Click here to help add this image Orodes I (90-80 B.C.)
AE Chalkous (PDC 28066)
Mint: Susa
Obv: bearded bust left wearing tiara (T31i) with six-pointed star; circular border of pellets
Rev: cornucopia; no border
- Sellwood 31.20 [0 in db]
Click here to help add this image Orodes I (90-80 B.C.)
AE Chalkous (PDC 28067)
Mint: Susa
Obv: bearded bust left wearing tiara (T31i) with six-pointed star; circular border of pellets
Rev: sword in scabbard; no border
- Sellwood 31.21 [0 in db]
Click here to help add this image Orodes I (90-80 B.C.)
AE Chalkous (PDC 28068)
Mint: Susa
Obv: bearded bust left wearing tiara (T31i) with six-pointed star; circular border of pellets
Rev: goddess walking right with rudder; seven-line Greek inscription (L31iv : Sell.1971, L31iii); no border
- Sellwood 31.22 [0 in db]
PDC 25455 Orodes I (90-80 B.C.)
AE Chalkous 14mm (PDC 25455)
Mint: Susa
Obv: bearded bust left wearing tiara (T31i) with six-pointed star; circular border of pellets
Rev: statue of a Herm right; seven-line Greek inscription (L31iv : Sell.1971, L31iii); no border
Note: Unattributed #52
Photo by an anonymous collector in Iran
- Sellwood 31.23 [2 in db]
- Le Rider, Suse sous les Séleucides et les Parthes (1965), 168
PDC 404 Orodes I (90-80 B.C.)
AE Chalkous 1.97g 13x14mm 12h (PDC 404)
Mint: Susa
Obv: bearded bust left wearing tiara (T31i) with six-pointed star; circular border of pellets
Rev: horse head right; seven-line Greek inscription (L31iv : Sell.1971, L31iii); no border
Photo by Thomas K. Mallon, The Coins and History of Asia
- Sellwood 31.24 [5 in db]

Unlisted Type

Click here to help add this image Orodes I ? (c. 90 - 80 B.C.)
AR Drachm
Mint: Areia ?, undated
Obv: bust left of crude style with medium beard wearing tiara with eight pointed star in center, Shore monogram 24 behind bust
Rev: archer seated right on throne holding bow, above bow monogram ΙΤ ?; garbled Greek legend
Note: Shore maintains that this crude drachm is a product of an eastern mint, possibly Aria if the obverse monogram is a mint mark. Even its attribution to Orodes I is uncertain.
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Shore 126 (this coin)

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