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CNG 73 (Sep 2006)

Parthian and Parthia-related Coins
in CNG 73, September 2006

The images on these pages are used with the kind permission of Classical Numismatic Group. Please see the CNG 73 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 262 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 15.74g 12h (PDC 262)
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 24.4
- CNG 73 (13 Sep 2006), lot 524 (this coin)
- Shore 67
PDC 264 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.05g 1h (PDC 264)
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 24.19
- CNG 73 (13 Sep 2006), lot 525 (this coin)
- Shore 74
PDC 266 Vonones II (A.D. 51)
AR Drachm 3.79g 1h (PDC 266)
Previous collection: David Herman
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 67.1
- CNG 73 (13 Sep 2006), lot 526 (this coin)
- Shore 368
PDC 267 Vologases V (A.D. 191-208)
AR Drachm 3.85g 12h (PDC 267)
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 86.3
- CNG 73 (13 Sep 2006), lot 527 (this coin)
- Shore 448
 

Persis

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PDC 274 Artaxerxes V (Ardashir I) son of Papak
AR Drachm 2.81g 9h, A (“Stakhr”) Phase 1 (PDC 274)
Obv: Bearded facing head, wearing diadem and Parthian-style tiara with pellet-in-crescent
Rev: Bearded head of Papak left, wearing diadem and Parthian-style tiara with pellet-in-crescent.
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- CNG 73 (13 Sep 2006), lot 561 (this coin)
- Göbl I/1
- SNS I Type I(1)/1(1)
PDC 294 Artaxerxes V (Ardashir I) son of Papak
AE Sixth Unit 3.41g 8h, Mint A (“Stakhr”). Phase 1 (circa 205/6-224 AD) (PDC 294)
Obv: Bearded facing head, wearing diadem and Parthian-style tiara with pellet-in-crescent
Rev: Fire altar with no attendants
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- CNG 73 (13 Sep 2006), lot 562 (this coin)
- Göbl I/2
- SNS I Type I(1)/2(1)
 

Rome

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PDC 302 Augustus
AR Denarius 3.81g 6mm (PDC 302)
Struck circa BC 19
Rev: SIGNIS RECEPTIS
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- CNG 73 (13 Sep 2006), lot 822 (this coin)
- RIC I 86a
- RSC 265
PDC 8004 Septimius Severus
AR Denarius 3.31g 7h (PDC 8004)
Obv: Laureate head of Septimius Severus right / SEVERUS AVG PART MAX
Rev: Draped bust of Julia Domna right / JULIA AUGUSTA
Previous collection: Robert Kutcher
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- CNG 73 (13 Sep 2006), lot 941 (this coin)
- RIC IV 161a
- RSC 2
PDC 8008 Septimius Severus
AR Denarius 3.50g 1h (PDC 8008)
Previous collection: Robert Kutcher
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- CNG 73 (13 Sep 2006), lot 942 (this coin)
- RIC IV 259 variant (COS III P P)
- RSC 104 variant (COS III P P)
 

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