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CNG 57 (Apr 2001)

Important Parthian and Parthia-related Coins
in CNG 57, April 2001

The images on these pages are used with the kind permission of Classical Numismatic Group whose staff has also kindly provided additional photos of lots not pictured in the published catalog. Please see the CNG 57  printed catalog for the auctioneer's 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 8587 Arsaces II (211-191 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.21g (PDC 8587)
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 6.1
- CNG 57, lot 666 (this coin)
- Shore 004
PDC 8588 Mithradates I (171-138 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.17g (PDC 8588)
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 9.1
- CNG 57, lot 667 (this coin)
- Shore 007
PDC 8589 Phraates II (138-127 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 15.96g, Seleucia (PDC 8589)
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 17.1
- CNG 57, lot 668 (this coin)
- Shore not listed
PDC 8590 Phraates II (138-127 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 15.13g, Seleucia (PDC 8590)
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 17.1
- CNG 57, lot 669 (this coin)
- Shore not listed
PDC 8591 Artabanus I (127-124 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 15.95g (PDC 8591)
Dated 188 ΗΠΡ (BC 125-BC 124)
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 21.3
- CNG 57, lot 670 (this coin)
- CNG 54 (14 Jun 2000), lot 840 (this coin)
- Le Rider, Suse sous les Séleucides et les Parthes (1965), pl.LXXI, 9
- Shore not listed
PDC 8592 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 15.62g, Seleucia (PDC 8592)
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 24.1
- CNG 57, lot 671 (this coin)
- Shore 067 variant (no symbols)
PDC 8593 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 15.65g, Seleucia (PDC 8593)
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 24.4
- CNG 57, lot 672 (this coin)
- Shore 067
PDC 8594 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 16.12g, Seleucia (PDC 8594)
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 24.4 variant (no palm branch)
- CNG 57, lot 673 (this coin)
- Shore 067 variant (no palm branch)
PDC 8595 Darius (70 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.13g (PDC 8595)
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 35.4 variant (legend iii)
- CNG 57, lot 674 (this coin)
- Shore 166 variant (legend)
PDC 8596 Darius (70 B.C.)
AR Drachm 2.91g (PDC 8596)
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 35.5 variant (legend iii)
- CNG 57, lot 675 (this coin)
- Shore 166 variant (slight monogram difference)
PDC 8597 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.04g (PDC 8597)
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 42.2 variant (ΕΡ monogram)
- CNG 57, lot 676 (this coin)
- Shore 219
PDC 8598 Phraataces & Musa (2 B.C.-A.D. 4)
AR Drachm 3.93g, Rhagae (PDC 8598)
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 58.10
- CNG 57, lot 677 (this coin)
- Shore 325
PDC 8599 Vologases I (A.D. 51-78)
AR Tetradrachm 14.55g, Seleucia (PDC 8599)
Dated 363 ΓΞΤ uncertain month (51 AD-52 AD)
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 68.4-8 (month off flan)
- CNG 57, lot 678 (this coin)
- Shore 370
PDC 16031 Vologases III (A.D. 105-147)
AR Drachm (PDC 16031)
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 78.3 variant (no pellet under A monogram)
- CNG 57, lot 767c (this coin)
PDC 8600 Vologases V (A.D. 191-208)
AR Drachm 3.45g (PDC 8600)
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 86.4
- CNG 57, lot 679 (this coin)
- Shore 449
PDC 8601 Artabanus IV (A.D. 216-224)
AR Drachm 3.74g (PDC 8601)
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 89.3
- CNG 57, lot 680 (this coin)
- CNR XXV (Summer/Fall 2000), lot 64 (this coin)
- Peus 363 (26 Apr 2000) lot 5203 (this coin)
- Shore 465
 

Parthian Satraps - Aria or Margiana

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PDC 8603 Countermarked Issue
AR Drachm 3.76g (PDC 8603)
Rev: ΤΑΝΑΗΣ
Note: Countermark
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 91.3-5 variant (on S39.2)
- CNG 57, lot 682 (this coin)
- Alram 1187
- CNG 57 (4 Apr 2001), lot 682 (this coin)
- Shore 180
 

Parthian Satraps - Sakaraukae

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PDC 8602 Countermarked Issue
AR Drachm 2.37g (PDC 8602)
Note: simulated countermark
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 91.12 (on S52.19)
- CNG 57, lot 681 (this coin)
- Alram not listed
- CNG 57 (4 Apr 2001), lot 681 (this coin)
- Mitchiner IGIS 612
- Shore 472
 

Edessa

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PDC 16032 Waël (163-165 AD)
AE AE22 8.68g (PDC 16032)
Obv: Draped bust of Waël left
Rev: Temple with pediment in 3/4 perspective; cubic cult object on stand within, three-rayed star on pediment
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- CNG 57, lot 703 (this coin)
- BMC Mesopotamia p.91, 2
 

Elymais

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PDC 8611 Kamnaskires V
AE Tetradrachm 15.36g (PDC 8611)
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- CNG 57, lot 687 (this coin)
- Alram pl.15, NB1
PDC 8612 Orodes I
AE Tetradrachm 14.25g (PDC 8612)
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- CNG 57, lot 688 (this coin)
- Alram 467
PDC 8613 Kamnaskires-Orodes III
AE Tetradrachm 13.86g (PDC 8613)
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- CNG 57, lot 689 (this coin)
- Alram 480-481
 

Persis

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PDC 8604 Vahbarz
AR Tetradrachm 16.75g (PDC 8604)
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- CNG 57, lot 683 (this coin)
- Alram 526
PDC 8605 Autophradates (Vadfradad) III
AR Drachm 4.02g (PDC 8605)
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- CNG 57, lot 684 (this coin)
- Alram 561 variant
PDC 8606 Artaxerxes (Ardashir) II
AR Drachm 4.01g (PDC 8606)
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- CNG 57, lot 685a (this coin)
- Alram 570
PDC 8607 Vahsir (Oxathres)
AR Drachm 3.77g (PDC 8607)
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- CNG 57, lot 685b (this coin)
- Alram 582
PDC 8608 Pakor I
AR Hemidrachm 1.73g (PDC 8608)
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- CNG 57, lot 685c (this coin)
- Alram 589
PDC 8609 Vahsir (Oxathres)
AR Drachm 3.89g (PDC 8609)
Note: Coin 1 of 2
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- CNG 57, lot 686a (this coin)
- Alram 582
PDC 8610 Darius (Darev) II
AR Drachm 3.83g (PDC 8610)
Note: Coin 2 of 2
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- CNG 57, lot 686b (this coin)
- Alram 564
 

Rome

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PDC 16042 Augustus (moneyer P. Petronius Turpilianus)
AR Denarius 3.95g (PDC 16042)
Obv: Diademed and draped bust of Feronia right
Rev: Parthian kneeling right, presenting standard
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- CNG 57, lot 1026 (this coin)
- BMCRE 14
- RIC I 288
- RSC 484
 

Sasanian

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PDC 8614 Ardashir I
AR Drachm 3.33g, Ktesiphon (PDC 8614)
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- CNG 57, lot 691 (this coin)
- Göbl, Sasanidische Numismatik (1968), II-1/2
 

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