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CNG 54 (Jun 2000)

Some Important Parthian Coins
in CNG 54, 14 June 2000

The images on this page are used with the kind permission of Classical Numismatic Group. Please see the CNG Mail Bid Sale #54 catalog for their detailed description of these coins.

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.

 

Parthia

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PDC 5235 Phraates II (138-127 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 16.00g (PDC 5235)
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 17.1
- CNG 54 (Jun 2000), lot 836 (this coin)
- CNG 67 (22 Sep 2004), lot 986
- Le Rider, Suse sous les Séleucides et les Parthes (1965), pl.LXX,25
- Shore not listed
PDC 5236 Interregnal Issue (127-125 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 16.01g (PDC 5236)
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 18.1
- CNG 54 (Jun 2000), lot 837 (this coin)
- Le Rider, Suse sous les Séleucides et les Parthes (1965), pl.LXXI,1-2
- Shore not listed
PDC 5237 Artabanus I (127-124 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 15.79g (PDC 5237)
Dated 188 ΗΠΡ (BC 125-BC 124)
Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 21.2
- CNG 54 (Jun 2000), lot 838 (this coin)
- Le Rider, Suse sous les Séleucides et les Parthes (1965), pl.LXXI,10
- Shore not listed
PDC 5238 Artabanus I (127-124 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 16.06g (PDC 5238)
Dated 188 ΗΠΡ (BC 125-BC 124)
Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 21.3
- CNG 54 (Jun 2000), lot 839 (this coin)
- Le Rider, Suse sous les Séleucides et les Parthes (1965), pl.LXXI, 9
- Shore not listed
PDC 5239 Artabanus I (127-124 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 15.95g (PDC 5239)
Dated 188 ΗΠΡ (BC 125-BC 124)
Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 21.3
- CNG 54 (Jun 2000), lot 840 (this coin)
- CNG 57 (4 Apr 2001), lot 670 (this coin)
- Le Rider, Suse sous les Séleucides et les Parthes (1965), pl.LXXI, 9
- Shore not listed
PDC 5240 Artabanus I (127-124 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 15.82g (PDC 5240)
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 21.4 variant (horse head left in field left)
- CNG 54 (Jun 2000), lot 841 (this coin)
- Le Rider, Suse sous les Séleucides et les Parthes (1965), pl.LXXI, 6
- Shore not listed
PDC 5241 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 16.10g (PDC 5241)
Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 23.2
- CNG 54 (Jun 2000), lot 842 (this coin)
- Le Rider, Suse sous les Séleucides et les Parthes (1965), pl.LXXI,11 variant (different legend)
- Shore not listed
- Triton IV (5 Dec 2000) lot 328 (this coin)
PDC 5243 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 15.75g (PDC 5243)
Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 24.4
- CNG 54 (Jun 2000), lot 844 (this coin)
- Shore 067
PDC 5242 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 16.12g (PDC 5242)
Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 24.4 variant (no palm branch)
- CNG 54 (Jun 2000), lot 843 (this coin)
- Shore 067 variant (no palm branch)
 

Characene

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PDC 5293 Hyspaosines
AR Tetradrachm 15.88g (PDC 5293)
Dated 187 ΖΠΡ (BC 126-BC 125)
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- CNG 54 (Jun 2000), lot 859 (this coin)
- Alram 491 variant (year)
- BMC Arabia pl.54, 1 variant (year)
- de Morgan pl.XL, 1 variant (year)
 

Elymais

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PDC 5292 Kamnaskires III & Queen Anzaze
AR Tetradrachm 15.96g (PDC 5292)
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- CNG 54 (Jun 2000), lot 858 (this coin)
- Alram 454 variant
 

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