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Osroes I (c. A.D. 109 - 129)

ΧΟΣΡΟΗΣ or ΧΩΣΡΟΗΣ

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Coins Attributed to Osroes 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 80

ObverseOsroes I (c. A.D. 109 - 129)
AR Drachm, 3.57 g
Mint/ Ecbatana, undated
Obv/ bust left, beard pointed, hair in bunches above diadem and behind ears
Rev/ archer enthroned right, blundered legend
Photo/ by permission Henri Delger, Old Roman Coins for Special Collectors
- Sellwood 80.1
- Shore 422

ObverseOsroes I (c. A.D. 109 - 129)
AE Tetrachalkous, 12.72 g, 22 mm
Mint/ Seleucia, A.D. 112/113
Obv/ bust left, beard pointed, hair in bunches above diadem and behind ears, behind Β
Rev/ bust of Tyche right, no letter behind head, in front Greek letters ΔΚΥ = S.E. 424
Photo/ by permission Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 80.8

ObverseOsroes I (c. A.D. 109 - 129)
AE Tetrachalkous
Mint/ Seleucia, A.D. 116/117
Additional images/ [large obv & rev]
Obv/ bust left, beard pointed, hair in bunches above diadem and behind ears, no letter behind head
Rev/ bust of Tyche right, no letter behind head, in front Greek letters ΗΚΥ = S.E. 428
Photo/ by permission Smithsonian Institution, National Numismatic Collection
- Sellwood 80.9

ObverseOsroes I (c. A.D. 109 - 129)
AE Tetrachalkous
Mint/ Seleucia, A.D. 127/128
Obv/ bust left, beard pointed, hair in bunches above diadem and behind ears, no letter behind head
Rev/ Tyche standing right holding scepter and palm branch; behind her Greek letters ΘΛΥ = S.E. 439
Photo/ by permission Tom Kirby
- Sellwood 80.11

ObverseOsroes I (c. A.D. 109 - 129)
AE Chalkous
Mint/ Ecbatana, undated
Obv/ bust left, beard pointed, hair in bunches above diadem and behind ears
Rev/ griffin right
Photo/ by permission Tom Kirby
- Sellwood 80.29

ObverseOsroes I (c. A.D. 109 - 129)
AE Chalkous
Mint/ Ecbatana, undated
Additional images/ [obverse & reverse]
Obv/ bust left, beard pointed, hair in bunches above diadem and behind ears
Rev/ deer (?) running right
Photo/ by permission Tom Kirby
- Sellwood 80.29 variant (deer vice griffin)

Sellwood Num Chron 1989, Type 7

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