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Gorny & Mosch 159/160 (Oct 2007)

Parthian and Parthia-related Coins in
Gorny & Mosch Auktion 159/160
8-9 October 2007

The images on this page are used with the kind permission of Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung. Please see the Gorny & Mosch Auktion 159, Hochwertige Münzen der Antike and Gorny & Mosch Auktion 160, Antike Münzen und Lots, 8-9 Oct 2007, 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 47055 Unknown King II (80-70 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.17g (PDC 47055)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Sellwood 30.16
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 160 (8-9 Oct 2007), lot 1694 (this coin)
- Shore 131
PDC 47056 Vologases III (A.D. 105-147)
AR Tetradrachm 14.12g (PDC 47056)
Dated 433 ΓΛΥ [Π]ΕΡΙΤΕ[ΙΟΥ] (121 AD-122 AD)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Sellwood 79.2
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 160 (8-9 Oct 2007), lot 1695 (this coin)
PDC 47057 Vologases III (A.D. 105-147)
AR Tetradrachm 13.98g (PDC 47057)
Dated 434 ΔΛΥ [Π]ΑΝΗΜ[ΟΥ] (122 AD-123 AD)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Sellwood 79.10
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 160 (8-9 Oct 2007), lot 1696 (this coin)
PDC 47058 Vologases III (A.D. 105-147)
AR Tetradrachm 13.98g (PDC 47058)
Dated 435 ΕΛΥ (123 AD-124 AD)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Sellwood 79.11-12 (month off flan)
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 160 (8-9 Oct 2007), lot 1697 (this coin)
PDC 47059 Vologases III (A.D. 105-147)
AR Tetradrachm 13.94g (PDC 47059)
Dated 435 ΕΛΥ (123 AD-124 AD)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Sellwood 79.15
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 160 (8-9 Oct 2007), lot 1698 (this coin)
PDC 47060 Vologases V (A.D. 191-208)
AR Drachm 3.90g (PDC 47060)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Sellwood 86.3
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 160 (8-9 Oct 2007), lot 1699 (this coin)
- Shore 448
PDC 47061 Vologases VI (A.D. 208-228)
AR Drachm 3.81g (PDC 47061)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Sellwood 88.23
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 160 (8-9 Oct 2007), lot 1700 (this coin)
- Shore 462
 

Elymais

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PDC 47029 Orodes II
AE Tetradrachm 14.56g (PDC 47029)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 160 (8-9 Oct 2007), lot 1668 (this coin)
- Alram 477
 

Persis

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PDC 47030 Unknown King I
AR Drachm 3.58g (PDC 47030)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 160 (8-9 Oct 2007), lot 1669 (this coin)
- Alram 551
PDC 47031 Darios I
AR Hemidrachm 1.96g (PDC 47031)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 160 (8-9 Oct 2007), lot 1670 (this coin)
- Alram 555 variant (ohne Legende)
PDC 47032 Darios II
AR Drachm 3.88g (PDC 47032)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 160 (8-9 Oct 2007), lot 1671 (this coin)
- Alram 564
PDC 47033 Darios II
AR Drachm 3.91g (PDC 47033)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 160 (8-9 Oct 2007), lot 1672 (this coin)
- Alram 564
PDC 47034 Darios II
AR Drachm 4.03g (PDC 47034)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 160 (8-9 Oct 2007), lot 1673 (this coin)
- Alram 564
PDC 47035 Darios II
AR Drachm 4.02g (PDC 47035)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 160 (8-9 Oct 2007), lot 1674 (this coin)
- Alram 564
PDC 47036 Darios II
AR Drachm 4.00g (PDC 47036)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 160 (8-9 Oct 2007), lot 1675 (this coin)
- Alram 564
PDC 47037 Darios II
AR Hemidrachm 1.96g (PDC 47037)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 160 (8-9 Oct 2007), lot 1676 (this coin)
- Alram 565
PDC 47038 Vashir
AR Drachm 3.78g (PDC 47038)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 160 (8-9 Oct 2007), lot 1677 (this coin)
- Alram 579
PDC 47039 Pakoros I
AR Drachm 3.94g (PDC 47039)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 160 (8-9 Oct 2007), lot 1678 (this coin)
- Alram 592
PDC 47041 Namopad
AR Drachm 2.69g (PDC 47041)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 160 (8-9 Oct 2007), lot 1679 (this coin)
- Alram 603
PDC 47040 Namopad
AR Hemidrachm 1.47g (PDC 47040)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 160 (8-9 Oct 2007), lot 1680 (this coin)
PDC 47042 Namopad
AR Hemidrachm 1.75g (PDC 47042)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 160 (8-9 Oct 2007), lot 1681 (this coin)
- Alram 601
PDC 47043 Namopad
AR Obol 0.72g (PDC 47043)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 160 (8-9 Oct 2007), lot 1682 (this coin)
- Alram 602
PDC 47044 Namopad
AR Hemidrachm 2.86g (PDC 47044)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 160 (8-9 Oct 2007), lot 1683 (this coin)
- Alram 611
PDC 47045 Namopad
AR Hemidrachm 1.59g (PDC 47045)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 160 (8-9 Oct 2007), lot 1684 (this coin)
- Alram 613
PDC 47046 Manchir I
AR Hemidrachm 1.51g (PDC 47046)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 160 (8-9 Oct 2007), lot 1685 (this coin)
- Alram 628
PDC 47047 Manchir I
AR Hemidrachm 1.51g (PDC 47047)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 160 (8-9 Oct 2007), lot 1686 (this coin)
- Alram 628
PDC 47048 Artaxerxes III
AR Hemidrachm 1.57g (PDC 47048)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 160 (8-9 Oct 2007), lot 1687 (this coin)
- SNG Cop. 633
PDC 47049 Manchir II
AR Hemidrachm 1.42g (PDC 47049)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 160 (8-9 Oct 2007), lot 1688 (this coin)
- Alram 637
PDC 47050 Manchir II
AR Hemidrachm 1.47g (PDC 47050)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 160 (8-9 Oct 2007), lot 1689 (this coin)
- Alram 637
PDC 47051 Manchir II
AR Hemidrachm 1.50g (PDC 47051)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 160 (8-9 Oct 2007), lot 1690 (this coin)
- Alram 637
PDC 47052 Manchir II
AR Hemidrachm 1.46g (PDC 47052)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 160 (8-9 Oct 2007), lot 1691 (this coin)
- Alram 637
PDC 47053 Unknown King III
AR Hemidrachm 1.40g (PDC 47053)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 160 (8-9 Oct 2007), lot 1692 (this coin)
- Alram 641
PDC 47054 Artaxerxes IV
AR Hemidrachm 1.80g (PDC 47054)
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 160 (8-9 Oct 2007), lot 1693 (this coin)
- Alram 648
 

Rome

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PDC 47065 Nero
AV Aureus 7.21g (PDC 47065)
Struck 64 AD-66 AD
Obv: Kopf mit Kurzbart u. Lorbeerkranz n. r. / NERO CAESAR AVGVSTVS
Rev: Janustempel / IANVM CLVSIT PACE P R TERRA MARIQ PARTA
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 159 (8-9 Oct 2007), lot 377 (this coin)
- Bauten p.11 ff
- BMC 64
- BN 211
- C. 114
- Calicó 409
- Hill, Monuments p.10 ff (zum Tempel allgemein)
- RIC 50; 58
PDC 47066 Nero
AE Sestertius 28.45g (PDC 47066)
Struck 65 AD
Obv: Kopf mit Lorbeerkranz n. l. / NERO CLAVD CAESAR AVG GERM P M TR P IMP P P
Rev: eintoriger Triumphbogen in perspektivischer Darstellung, darauf Kaiser in Quadriga zwischen Viktoria u. Pax, an der Seite Mars / S - C
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 159 (8-9 Oct 2007), lot 380 (this coin)
- Bauten p.55 Nr. 106
- BMC 330
- BN 69
- C. 306
- Hill, Monuments p.53 ff. mit Abb. 84
- RIC 393
PDC 47067 Trajan
AE Sestertius 24.47g (PDC 47067)
Obv: drapierte Büste mit Lorbeerkranz n. r. / IMP CAES NER TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG GER DAC PARTHICO P M TR P COS VI P P
Rev: Kaiser mit Präfekt u. Soldat auf Tribunal, davor drei Könige / REGNA ADSIGNATA / S C
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 159 (8-9 Oct 2007), lot 413 (this coin)
- C. 325
- RIC 666
PDC 47068 Trajan
AV Aureus 7.30g (PDC 47068)
Struck 166 AD
Obv: gepanzerte Büste mit Lorbeerkranz n. r. / L VERUS AVG ARM PARTH MAX
Rev: gewandte Viktoria stützt einen an einer Palme angebrachten Schild mit der Inschrift VIC / PAR / TR P VI IMP IIII COS II / VIC PAR
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 159 (8-9 Oct 2007), lot 430 (this coin)
- C. 277
- Calicó 2189
- RIC 563
PDC 47062 Nero
AV Aureus 7.14g, Rome (PDC 47062)
Struck 64 AD-66 AD
Obv: Kopf mit Lorbeerkranz n. r. / NERO CAESAR AVGVSTVS
Rev: Janustempel / IANVM CLVSIT PACE P R TERRA MARIQ PARTA
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 160 (8-9 Oct 2007), lot 2208 (this coin)
- BMC 64
- BN 211
- C. 114
- Calicó 409
- MacDowall, Nero 26
- RIC 50; 58;
PDC 47063 Trajan
AR Denarius 3.10g (PDC 47063)
Obv: drapierte Büste mit Lorbeerkranz n. r. / IMP CAES NER TRAIAN OPTIM AVG GER DAC PARTHICO
Rev: drapierte Büste des Sol mit Strahlenkrone n. r. / P M TR P COS VI P P S P Q R
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 160 (8-9 Oct 2007), lot 2299 (this coin)
- BMC 595
- C. 267
- RIC 342
- Strack 244
PDC 47064 L. Verus
AR Denarius 3.30g (PDC 47064)
Obv: Kopf mit Lorbeerkranz n. r. / L VERVS AVG ARM PARTH MAX
Rev: gefesselter Parther am Boden, davor Bogen, Köcher u. Schild / TR P V IMP III COS II
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 160 (8-9 Oct 2007), lot 2364 (this coin)
- C. 273
- RIC 540
- Szaivert 112/14
 

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