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Gorny & Mosch 113 (Oct 2001)

Some Important Parthian and Parthia-related Coins in
Gorny & Mosch Auktion 113, 18 October 2001

The images on this page are used with the kind permission of Gorny & Mosch. Please see the Gorny & Mosch Auktion 113, Antike Münzen und Lots, 18 Oct 2001, for their 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 11705 Artabanus I (127-124 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm 15.68g (PDC 11705)
Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Sellwood 21.4 variant (horse head left in field left)
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 113, lot 5307 (this coin)
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 130, lot 1357 (this coin)
- Shore not listed
PDC 11706 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.44g, Ecbatana (PDC 11706)
Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Sellwood 24.9
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 113, lot 5308 (this coin)
- Peus 311 (1984) lot 403 (this coin)
- Shore 069
PDC 11707 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.13g, Ecbatana (PDC 11707)
Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Sellwood 27.2
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 113, lot 5309 (this coin)
- Peus 311 (1984) lot 407 (this coin)
- Peus 368, lot 346 (this coin)
- Shore 86
PDC 11708 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.11g, Ecbatana (PDC 11708)
Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Sellwood 52.10
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 113, lot 5310 (this coin)
- Peus 316 (1986) lot 301 (this coin)
- Shore 276
PDC 11709 Phraataces (2 B.C.-A.D. 4)
AR Tetradrachm 14.53g (PDC 11709)
Dated 311 ΑΙΤ [ΞΑΝ]ΔΙΚΟ (BC 1)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Sellwood 57.1-9 variant (month ΞΑΝΔΙΚΟ, pellet under throne)
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 113, lot 5311 (this coin)
- Shore 316
PDC 11710 Vardanes I (A.D. 40-47)
AR Tetradrachm 8.76g (PDC 11710)
Dated 355 ΕΝΤ (43 AD-44 AD)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Sellwood 64.20-27 (month off flan)
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 113, lot 5312 (this coin)
- Shore 352
PDC 11711 Vardanes II (A.D. 55-58)
AR Tetradrachm 14.15g (PDC 11711)
Dated 367 ΖΞΤ (55 AD-56 AD)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Sellwood 69.1-6 (month off flan)
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 113, lot 5313 (this coin)
- Shore 382 variant
PDC 11712 Artabanus III (A.D. 80-90)
AR Tetradrachm 13.41g (PDC 11712)
Dated 392 ΒϘΤ (80 AD-81 AD)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Sellwood 74.2-5 (month illegible)
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 113, lot 5314 (this coin)
- Shore not listed
PDC 11713 Vologases III (A.D. 105-147)
AR Drachm 3.68g, Ecbatana (PDC 11713)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Sellwood 78.4
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 113, lot 5315 (this coin)
- Shore 415
PDC 11714 Parthamaspates (A.D. 116)
AR Drachm 3.77g (PDC 11714)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Sellwood 81.1
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 113, lot 5316 (this coin)
- Peus 318 (1987) lot 1345 (this coin)
- Shore 425
PDC 11715 Vologases IV (A.D. 147-191)
AR Tetradrachm 10.76g (PDC 11715)
Dated 483 ΓΠΥ ΔΑΙΣΙΟΥ (172 AD)
Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΟΛΟΓΑΣΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΣ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Sellwood 84.43
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 113, lot 5317 (this coin)
- Shore 428 variant
 

Elymais

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PDC 11704 Orodes II
AE Tetradrachm 14.99g (PDC 11704)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 113, lot 5306 (this coin)
- Alram 477
 

Persis

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PDC 11703 Artaxerxes IV son of Manuchihr III
AR Hemidrachm 1.43g (PDC 11703)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 113, lot 5305 (this coin)
- Alram 648
PDC 11717 Artaxerxes V (Ardashir I) son of Papak
AR Obol 0.58g (PDC 11717)
Obv: Frontale Büste des Ardashir I. (bzw. Ardashir V.)
Rev: Büste des Papak
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 113, lot 5319 (this coin)
- Alram 659
- Göbl, Sasanidische Numismatik (1968), not listed
- Sellwood ISC not listed
PDC 5697 Darev I
AR Drachm 4.03g (PDC 5697)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 151 (9 Oct 2006), lot 230 (this coin)
- Alram 557
PDC 5735 Darev I
AR Drachm 3.98g (PDC 5735)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 151 (9 Oct 2006), lot 231 (this coin)
- Alram 654
 

Rome

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PDC 5751 Augustus
AR Denarius 3.58g, Pergamon (PDC 5751)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 151 (9 Oct 2006), lot 377 (this coin)
- BMC not listed
- BN 992
- Cohen 257
- RIC 526
PDC 7276 Augustus
AR Denarius 3.74g (PDC 7276)
Obv: Kopf n. r. / S P Q R IMP CAESARI AVG COS XI TRI POT V
Rev: Augustus in Quadriga auf Bogenmonument / [CIVIB] ET SIGN MILIT A PART RECV[PER]
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 151 (9 Oct 2006), lot 382 (this coin)
- Bauten 16 Nr. 20
- BMC 428
- BN 1232
- Cohen 84
- Hill, Monuments 53 Abb. 83
- RIC 137
PDC 7283 Augustus
AR Denarius 3.85g (PDC 7283)
Obv: Kopf n. r. / S P Q R IMP CAESARI AVG COS XI TR POT VI
Rev: Augustus in Quadriga auf Bogenmonument / CIVIB ET SIGN MILIT A PART RECVPER
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 151 (9 Oct 2006), lot 383 (this coin)
- Bauten 16 Nr. 20
- BMC 428
- BN 1232
- Cohen 84
- Hill, Monuments 53 Abb. 83
- RIC 134a
PDC 7284 Nero
AE Sestertius 28.27g (PDC 7284)
Obv: Kopf mit Lorbeerkranz n. l. / NERO CLAVD CAESAR AVG GER P M TR P IMP P P
Rev: Tempel mit geschlossener Tür r., im Feld S - C / PACE P R TERRA MARIQ PARTA IANVM CLVSIT
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 151 (9 Oct 2006), lot 407 (this coin)
- Bauten 10
- BMC 320
- RIC 439
PDC 7285 L. Verus
AR Denarius 3.36g (PDC 7285)
Obv: Kopf mit Lorbeerkranz n. r. / L VERVS AVG ARM - PARTH MAX
Rev: Viktoria mit Kranz u. Palmzweig n. l. schreitend / TR P VII IMP IIII COS II
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 151 (9 Oct 2006), lot 452 (this coin)
- Cohen 295
- RIC 574
 

Sasanian

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PDC 11716 Ardashir I
AR Drachm 4.53g (PDC 11716)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 113, lot 5318 (this coin)
- Göbl, Sasanidische Numismatik (1968), Taf. I 10
- Sellwood ISC Type III variant
PDC 11718 Ardashir I
AR Obol 0.52g (PDC 11718)
Obv: Büste des Ardashir I. n. r.
Rev: Feueraltar
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 113, lot 5320 (this coin)
- Göbl, Sasanidische Numismatik (1968), Taf. I 12
- Sellwood ISC Type III
 

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