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Peus 382 (April 2005)

Important Parthian and Parthia-related Coins in
Dr. Busso Peus Nachf. Auction 382, 26 April 2005

The images on this page are used with the kind permission of Dr. Busso Peus Nachf. Please see the Peus 382 Mail Bid Sale 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 28964 Arsaces I (247-211 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.99g (PDC 28964)
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 1.1
- Peus 382 (26 Apr 2005), Lot 242 (this coin)
- Peus 376 (Oct 2003) lot 561 (this coin)
- Peus 378 (28 Apr 2003) lot 304 (this coin)
- Shore 1
PDC 28965 Mithradates I (171-138 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.20g (PDC 28965)
Previous collection: Bellaria
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 7.1
- Peus 382 (26 Apr 2005), Lot 243 (this coin)
- Harlan J. Berk 20th CICF Auction (23 Mar 1995) lot 61 (this coin)
- Shore not listed
- Triton VII (2004) lot 396 (this coin)
PDC 28966 Mithradates I (171-138 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.92g (PDC 28966)
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 9.1
- Peus 382 (26 Apr 2005), Lot 244 (this coin)
- Shore 7
PDC 28967 Mithradates I (171-138 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.84g (PDC 28967)
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 9.2
- Peus 382 (26 Apr 2005), Lot 245 (this coin)
- Peus 384 (1 Nov 2005), lot 364 (this coin)
- Shore 9
PDC 28968 Phraates II (138-127 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.97g (PDC 28968)
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 16.1
- Peus 382 (26 Apr 2005), Lot 246 (this coin)
- Peus 376 (Oct 2003), lot 592 (this coin)
- Peus 378 (28 Apr 2003), lot 309 (this coin)
- Shore 41
PDC 28969 Artabanus I (127-124 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.81g (PDC 28969)
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 20.1
- Peus 382 (26 Apr 2005), Lot 247 (this coin)
- Shore 59
PDC 28970 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.06g (PDC 28970)
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 26.1
- Peus 382 (26 Apr 2005), Lot 248 (this coin)
- Shore 77
PDC 28971 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.97g (PDC 28971)
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 26.1
- Peus 382 (26 Apr 2005), Lot 249 (this coin)
- Shore 77
PDC 28972 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.09g (PDC 28972)
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 28.1 variant (one circle design on tiara below diadem)
- Peus 382 (26 Apr 2005), Lot 250 (this coin)
- Shore 94
PDC 28973 Unknown King II (80-70 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.23g (PDC 28973)
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 30.16
- Peus 382 (26 Apr 2005), Lot 251 (this coin)
- Shore 134
PDC 28974 Orodes I (90-80 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.17g (PDC 28974)
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 31.6
- Peus 382 (26 Apr 2005), Lot 252 (this coin)
- Shore 123
PDC 28980 Darius (70 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.14g (PDC 28980)
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 35.4 variant (legend iii)
- Peus 382 (26 Apr 2005), Lot 258 (this coin)
- Shore 166 variant
PDC 28981 Darius (70 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.97g (PDC 28981)
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 35.7 variant (legend i)
- Peus 382 (26 Apr 2005), Lot 259 (this coin)
- Shore 165
PDC 28979 Phraates III (70-57 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.08g (PDC 28979)
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 38.7 variant (legend iii)
- Peus 382 (26 Apr 2005), Lot 257 (this coin)
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 130, lot 1392 (this coin)
- Leu 57 (25 May 1993), lot 158 (this coin)
- Peus 384 (1 Nov 2005), lot 388 (this coin)
- Shore not listed
PDC 28975 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 2.98g (PDC 28975)
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 42.2 variant (ΕΡ monogram)
- Peus 382 (26 Apr 2005), Lot 253 (this coin)
- Shore 219
PDC 28976 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.10g (PDC 28976)
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 47.31
- Peus 382 (26 Apr 2005), Lot 254 (this coin)
- Shore 256
PDC 28978 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.86g (PDC 28978)
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 48.8
- Peus 382 (26 Apr 2005), Lot 256 (this coin)
- Shore 261
PDC 28977 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.96g (PDC 28977)
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 48.9
- Peus 382 (26 Apr 2005), Lot 255 (this coin)
- Shore 261
PDC 28982 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.91g (PDC 28982)
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 52.16
- Peus 382 (26 Apr 2005), Lot 260 (this coin)
- Shore 283
PDC 28983 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.73g (PDC 28983)
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 54.7
- Peus 382 (26 Apr 2005), Lot 261 (this coin)
- Shore 297
PDC 28984 Artabanus II (A.D. 10-38)
AR Tetradrachm 13.71g (PDC 28984)
Dated 338 ΤΛΗ (26 AD-27 AD)
Previous collection: Bellaria
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 63.1
- Peus 382 (26 Apr 2005), Lot 262 (this coin)
- Numismatic Fine Arts (Dec 1989) lot 732 (this coin)
- Shore 332
- Triton VII (2004) lot 476 (this coin)
PDC 28985 Vologases II (A.D. 77-80)
AR Drachm 3.73g (PDC 28985)
Previous collection: Abgarians; Abgarians
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 72.8
- Peus 382 (26 Apr 2005), Lot 263 (this coin)
- Malter 51 (1993), lot 335 (this coin)
- Shore 388
- Triton VII (2004) lot 487 (this coin)
PDC 28986 Pacorus II (A.D. 78-105)
AR Drachm 3.50g (PDC 28986)
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 75.7
- Peus 382 (26 Apr 2005), Lot 264 (this coin)
- Gorny & Mosch Auktion 130, lot 1476 (this coin)
- Peus 334 (4 Nov 1992) lot 603 (this coin)
- Shore 398
PDC 28987 Parthamaspates (A.D. 116)
AR Drachm 3.74g (PDC 28987)
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 81.1
- Peus 382 (26 Apr 2005), Lot 265 (this coin)
- Shore 423
PDC 28988 Mithradates IV (A.D. 129-140)
AR Drachm 3.67g (PDC 28988)
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 82.1
- Peus 382 (26 Apr 2005), Lot 266 (this coin)
- Shore 425
PDC 28989 Vologases V (A.D. 191-208)
AR Drachm 3.88g (PDC 28989)
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 86.3
- Peus 382 (26 Apr 2005), Lot 267 (this coin)
- Shore 448
 

Parthian Satraps - Aria

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PDC 28990 Phraates IV (local imitation)
AR Drachm 3.22g (PDC 28990)
Note: Countermark
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 91.13
- Peus 382 (26 Apr 2005), Lot 268 (this coin)
- Alram not listed
- Mitchiner IGIS 5 type 612
- Peus 376 (Oct 2003), lot 790 (this coin)
- Peus 384 (1 Nov 2005), lot 412 (this coin)
 

Rome

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PDC 28993 Augustus
AR Denarius 3.98g (PDC 28993)
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Peus 382 (26 Apr 2005), Lot 375 (this coin)
- C. 484
- RIC 287
PDC 28994 Augustus
AR Denarius 4.21g (PDC 28994)
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Peus 382 (26 Apr 2005), Lot 376 (this coin)
- C. 484
- RIC 288
PDC 28995 Trajan
AE Sestertius 25.99g (PDC 28995)
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Peus 382 (26 Apr 2005), Lot 442 (this coin)
- C. 325
- RIC 666
PDC 28996 Marcus Aurelius
AE Sestertius 21.32g (PDC 28996)
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Peus 382 (26 Apr 2005), Lot 486 (this coin)
- C. 819
- RIC 959
PDC 28997 L. Verus
AE Sestertius 24.25g (PDC 28997)
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Peus 382 (26 Apr 2005), Lot 497 (this coin)
- C. 134
- RIC 1323
PDC 28998 L. Verus
AR Denarius 3.29g (PDC 28998)
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Peus 382 (26 Apr 2005), Lot 498 (this coin)
- C. 273
- RIC 540
PDC 28999 Septimius Severus
AR Denarius 3.72g (PDC 28999)
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Peus 382 (26 Apr 2005), Lot 512 (this coin)
- C. 744
- RIC 295
PDC 29000 Caracalla
AR Denarius 3.67g (PDC 29000)
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Peus 382 (26 Apr 2005), Lot 518 (this coin)
- C. 658
- RIC 144b
 

Sasanian

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PDC 28991 Ardashir I
AR Drachm 3.90g (PDC 28991)
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Peus 382 (26 Apr 2005), Lot 269 (this coin)
- Göbl 9
- Paruck 41
PDC 28992 Ardashir I
AR Obol 0.69g (PDC 28992)
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Peus 382 (26 Apr 2005), Lot 270 (this coin)
- Göbl 12
- Paruck 55
 

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