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Vardanes II Tetradrachms Dated 366


PDC 36125 Son of Vardanes
AR Tetradrachm 11.43g 26mm 12h (PDC 36125)
Mint?
Dated 366 ϚΞΤ ΥΠΕΡΒ (55 AD)
Obv: Short-bearded Vardanes II facing left, with wart on brow, and wearing diadem and torque.
Rev: Enthroned king facing left, and receiving diadem from Tyche, standing with sceptre. = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Provenance: Oman
Current collection: British Museum, 1947,0406.537
Photo by Dick Hodges
- Sellwood 69 type variant (year 366, month legible?) [1 in db]
- Shore 382 variant (month ΥΠΕΡΒ)
- SNP 7, 338 (this coin)
PDC 3044PDC 3044 Son of Vardanes
AR Tetradrachm 10.77g (PDC 3044)
Mint?
Dated 366 ϚΞΤ (54 AD-55 AD)
Obv: bust left with very short beard wearing diadem and spiral torque; four waves in hair cover ear, hair above diadem as ringlets; wart on forehead is visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne, extending right hand, grasping hilt of sword in left; to his left, Tyche stands right presenting diadem in right hand, and holding scepter in left; above diadem, Greek letters ϚΞΤ = 366 Seleucid era; in exergue, Greek letters off flan; seven-line Greek inscription (L69i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 69 type variant (year 366, month off flan) [30 in db]
- CNG 36 (5 Dec 1995), lot 382 (this coin)
- Shore 382 (this coin)
PDC 11123PDC 11123 Son of Vardanes
AR Tetradrachm (PDC 11123)
Mint?
Dated 366 ϚΞΤ (54 AD-55 AD)
Obv: bust left with very short beard wearing diadem and spiral torque; four waves in hair cover ear, hair above diadem as ringlets; wart on forehead is visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne, extending right hand, grasping hilt of sword in left; to his left, Tyche stands right presenting diadem in right hand, and holding scepter in left; above diadem, Greek letters ϚΞΤ = 366 Seleucid era; in exergue, Greek letters off flan; seven-line Greek inscription (L69i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Photo by Edgar L. Owen
- Sellwood 69 type variant (year 366, month off flan) [30 in db]
- Edgar L. Owen 40 (10 Dec 1998), lot 73 (this coin)
- Shore 382
PDC 11124PDC 11124 Son of Vardanes
AR Tetradrachm 13.20g 27mm 1h (PDC 11124)
Mint?
Dated 366 ϚΞΤ (54 AD-55 AD)
Obv: bust left with very short beard wearing diadem and spiral torque; four waves in hair cover ear, hair above diadem as ringlets; wart on forehead is visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne, extending right hand, grasping hilt of sword in left; to his left, Tyche stands right presenting diadem in right hand, and holding scepter in left; above diadem, Greek letters ϚΞΤ = 366 Seleucid era; in exergue, Greek letters off flan; seven-line Greek inscription (L69i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Current collection: British Museum, 1891,0603.38
Photo from Catalogue of the Coins of Parthia (BMC Parthia, 1903)
- Sellwood 69 type variant (year 366, month off flan) [30 in db]
- BMC Parthia, p.180,16 and plate 28, no. 14 (Vologases I) (this coin)
- BMC Parthia p.180, 16 (this coin)
- Shore 382
- SNP 7, 339 (this coin)
PDC 11692PDC 11692 Son of Vardanes
AR Tetradrachm 14.02g 29mm (PDC 11692)
Mint?
Dated 366 ϚΞΤ (54 AD-55 AD)
Obv: Bust of king left
Rev: King seated right receiving diadem from Tyche = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Photo by Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
- Sellwood 69 type variant (year 366, month off flan) [30 in db]
- Goldberg 5 (5 Jun 2000), lot 3362 (this coin)
- Shore 382
- Wayne G. Sayles, Yahoo Auctions (3 Aug 2000), item WGS-1954 (this coin)
PDC 12022PDC 12022 Son of Vardanes
AR Tetradrachm 14.5g 26mm (PDC 12022)
Mint?
Dated 366 ϚΞΤ (54 AD-55 AD)
Obv: bust left with very short beard wearing diadem and spiral torque; four waves in hair cover ear, hair above diadem as ringlets; wart on forehead is visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne, extending right hand, grasping hilt of sword in left; to his left, Tyche stands right presenting diadem in right hand, and holding scepter in left; above diadem, Greek letters ϚΞΤ = 366 Seleucid era; in exergue, Greek letters off flan; seven-line Greek inscription (L69i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Photo by WCNC (Teresa Darling)
- Sellwood 69 type variant (year 366, month off flan) [30 in db]
- WCNC, eBay (31 Oct 2001), item 1291623466 (this coin)
- Sear GIC 5806
- Shore 382
PDC 13654PDC 13654 Son of Vardanes
AR Tetradrachm 14.35g 27mm 12h (PDC 13654)
Mint?
Dated 366 ϚΞΤ (54 AD-55 AD)
Obv: bust left with very short beard wearing diadem and spiral torque; four waves in hair cover ear, hair above diadem as ringlets; wart on forehead is visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne, extending right hand, grasping hilt of sword in left; to his left, Tyche stands right presenting diadem in right hand, and holding scepter in left; above diadem, Greek letters ϚΞΤ = 366 Seleucid era; in exergue, Greek letters off flan; seven-line Greek inscription (L69i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Photo by Bob Rives
- Sellwood 69 type variant (year 366, month off flan) [30 in db]
- Shore 382
PDC 14258PDC 14258 Son of Vardanes
AR Tetradrachm 14.4g 24mm (PDC 14258)
Mint?
Dated 366 ϚΞΤ (54 AD-55 AD)
Obv: bust left with very short beard wearing diadem and spiral torque; four waves in hair cover ear, hair above diadem as ringlets; wart on forehead is visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne, extending right hand, grasping hilt of sword in left; to his left, Tyche stands right presenting diadem in right hand, and holding scepter in left; above diadem, Greek letters ϚΞΤ = 366 Seleucid era; in exergue, Greek letters off flan; seven-line Greek inscription (L69i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Photo by Steve Wilson
- Sellwood 69 type variant (year 366, month off flan) [30 in db]
- Shore 382
PDC 15167PDC 15167 Son of Vardanes
AR Tetradrachm 14.43g (PDC 15167)
Mint: Seleucia
Dated 366 ϚΞΤ (54 AD-55 AD)
Obv: bust left with very short beard wearing diadem and spiral torque; four waves in hair cover ear, hair above diadem as ringlets; wart on forehead is visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne, extending right hand, grasping hilt of sword in left; to his left, Tyche stands right presenting diadem in right hand, and holding scepter in left; above diadem, Greek letters ϚΞΤ = 366 Seleucid era; in exergue, Greek letters off flan; seven-line Greek inscription (L69i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 69 type variant (year 366, month off flan) [30 in db]
- Peus 372 (30 Oct 2002), lot 681 (this coin)
- Shore 382
PDC 15429PDC 15429 Son of Vardanes
AR Tetradrachm 12.91g 28mm 1h (PDC 15429)
Mint: Seleucia
Dated 366 ϚΞΤ (54 AD-55 AD)
Obv: Bearded bust of king l.
Rev: king enthroned l. receiving diadem from Tyche = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Current collection: American Numismatic Society, 1944.100.83203
Photo by Chris Hopkins
- Sellwood 69 type variant (year 366, month off flan) [30 in db]
- Shore 382
- SNP 7, 341 (this coin)
PDC 17049PDC 17049 Son of Vardanes
AR Tetradrachm 13.94g 25mm (PDC 17049)
Mint: Seleucia
Dated 366 ϚΞΤ (54 AD-55 AD)
Obv: bust left with very short beard wearing diadem and spiral torque; four waves in hair cover ear, hair above diadem as ringlets; wart on forehead is visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne, extending right hand, grasping hilt of sword in left; to his left, Tyche stands right presenting diadem in right hand, and holding scepter in left; above diadem, Greek letters ϚΞΤ = 366 Seleucid era; in exergue, Greek letters off flan; seven-line Greek inscription (L69i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Photo by ECIN Associates (Michael Godier)
- Sellwood 69 type variant (year 366, month off flan) [30 in db]
- Shore 382
PDC 17977PDC 17977 Son of Vardanes
AR Tetradrachm 13.76g (PDC 17977)
Mint: Seleucia
Dated 366 ϚΞΤ (54 AD-55 AD)
Obv: bust left with very short beard wearing diadem and spiral torque; four waves in hair cover ear, hair above diadem as ringlets; wart on forehead is visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne, extending right hand, grasping hilt of sword in left; to his left, Tyche stands right presenting diadem in right hand, and holding scepter in left; above diadem, Greek letters ϚΞΤ = 366 Seleucid era; in exergue, Greek letters off flan; seven-line Greek inscription (L69i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 69 type variant (year 366, month off flan) [30 in db]
- Peus 374 (23 Apr 2003), lot 169 (this coin)
- Shore 382
PDC 21871PDC 21871 Son of Vardanes
AR Tetradrachm 11.04g 29mm (PDC 21871)
Mint?
Dated 366 ϚΞΤ (54 AD-55 AD)
Obv: bust left with very short beard wearing diadem and spiral torque; four waves in hair cover ear, hair above diadem as ringlets; wart on forehead is visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne, extending right hand, grasping hilt of sword in left; to his left, Tyche stands right presenting diadem in right hand, and holding scepter in left; above diadem, Greek letters ϚΞΤ = 366 Seleucid era; in exergue, Greek letters off flan; seven-line Greek inscription (L69i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Bellaria
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 69 type variant (year 366, month off flan) [30 in db]
- Triton 7 (13 Jan 2004), lot 1335-15 (this coin)
- Numismatica Ars Classica D (2 Mar 1994), lot 1591 (this coin)
- Shore 382
PDC 22823PDC 22823 Son of Vardanes
AR Tetradrachm 13.65g (PDC 22823)
Mint?
Dated 366 ϚΞΤ [ΟΛΩΟΥ?] (55 AD)
Obv: bust left with very short beard wearing diadem and spiral torque; four waves in hair cover ear, hair above diadem as ringlets; wart on forehead is visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne, extending right hand, grasping hilt of sword in left; to his left, Tyche stands right presenting diadem in right hand, and holding scepter in left; above diadem, Greek letters ϚΞΤ = 366 Seleucid era; in exergue, Greek letters off flan; seven-line Greek inscription (L69i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Photo by Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzenhandlung
- Sellwood 69 type variant (year 366, month off flan) [30 in db]
- Gorny & Mosch 130 (9 Mar 2004), lot 1461 (this coin)
- Shore 382
- Münz Zentrum Rheinland 123 (8 Sep 2004), lot 157 (this coin)
- Peus 288 (30 Sep 1975), lot 323 (this coin)
- SNP 7, 335 (this coin)
PDC 24344PDC 24344 Son of Vardanes
AR Tetradrachm 14.37g 27mm (PDC 24344)
Mint?
Dated 366 ϚΞΤ (54 AD-55 AD)
Obv: bust left with very short beard wearing diadem and spiral torque; four waves in hair cover ear, hair above diadem as ringlets; wart on forehead is visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne, extending right hand, grasping hilt of sword in left; to his left, Tyche stands right presenting diadem in right hand, and holding scepter in left; above diadem, Greek letters ϚΞΤ = 366 Seleucid era; in exergue, Greek letters off flan; seven-line Greek inscription (L69i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Photo by Chris Hopkins
- Sellwood 69 type variant (year 366, month off flan) [30 in db]
- Shore 382
PDC 25462PDC 25462 Son of Vardanes
AR Tetradrachm (PDC 25462)
Mint?
Dated 366 ϚΞΤ (54 AD-55 AD)
Obv: bust left with very short beard wearing diadem and spiral torque; four waves in hair cover ear, hair above diadem as ringlets; wart on forehead is visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne, extending right hand, grasping hilt of sword in left; to his left, Tyche stands right presenting diadem in right hand, and holding scepter in left; above diadem, Greek letters ϚΞΤ = 366 Seleucid era; in exergue, Greek letters off flan; seven-line Greek inscription (L69i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Photo from Allotte de la Fuÿe et al (1904): "Nouveau classement des monnaies arsacides d'après le catalogue du British Museum", Revue Numismatique, series 4, vol. 8
- Sellwood 69 type variant (year 366, month off flan) [30 in db]
- Allotte de la Fuÿe, "Monnaies Arsacides Surfrappees", Revue Num series 4, vol 8 (1904), 174-196, pl. VIII, 12 (this coin)
- Shore 382
PDC 25816 Son of Vardanes
AR Tetradrachm 13.30g 27mm 12h (PDC 25816)
Mint?
Dated 366 ϚΞΤ (54 AD-55 AD)
Obv: bust left with very short beard wearing diadem and spiral torque; four waves in hair cover ear, hair above diadem as ringlets; wart on forehead is visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne, extending right hand, grasping hilt of sword in left; to his left, Tyche stands right presenting diadem in right hand, and holding scepter in left; above diadem, Greek letters ϚΞΤ = 366 Seleucid era; in exergue, Greek letters off flan; seven-line Greek inscription (L69i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Photo by Glenn W. Woods, Numismatist
- Sellwood 69 type variant (year 366, month off flan) [30 in db]
- Glenn W. Woods, VCoins (22 Jul 2004), item 5350 (this coin)
- Windsor Antiquities, eBay (28 Jan 2008), item 300191841084 (this coin)
- Shore 382
PDC 25817 Son of Vardanes
AR Tetradrachm 9.50g 25mm 12h (PDC 25817)
Mint?
Dated 366 ϚΞΤ (54 AD-55 AD)
Obv: bust left with very short beard wearing diadem and spiral torque; four waves in hair cover ear, hair above diadem as ringlets; wart on forehead is visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne, extending right hand, grasping hilt of sword in left; to his left, Tyche stands right presenting diadem in right hand, and holding scepter in left; above diadem, Greek letters ϚΞΤ = 366 Seleucid era; in exergue, Greek letters off flan; seven-line Greek inscription (L69i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Photo by Glenn W. Woods, Numismatist
- Sellwood 69 type variant (year 366, month off flan) [30 in db]
- Windsor Antiquities, eBay (11 Jan 2008), item 300188937574 (this coin)
- Shore 382
PDC 25818 Son of Vardanes
AR Tetradrachm 11.45g 26mm 1h (PDC 25818)
Mint?
Dated 366 ϚΞΤ (54 AD-55 AD)
Obv: bust left with very short beard wearing diadem and spiral torque; four waves in hair cover ear, hair above diadem as ringlets; wart on forehead is visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne, extending right hand, grasping hilt of sword in left; to his left, Tyche stands right presenting diadem in right hand, and holding scepter in left; above diadem, Greek letters ϚΞΤ = 366 Seleucid era; in exergue, Greek letters off flan; seven-line Greek inscription (L69i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Photo by Glenn W. Woods, Numismatist
- Sellwood 69 type variant (year 366, month off flan) [30 in db]
- Windsor Antiquities, eBay (18 Oct 2007), item 300153220050 (this coin)
- Shore 382
PDC 26960PDC 26960 Son of Vardanes
AR Tetradrachm 14.48g (PDC 26960)
Mint?
Dated 366 ϚΞΤ (54 AD-55 AD)
Obv: bust left with very short beard wearing diadem and spiral torque; four waves in hair cover ear, hair above diadem as ringlets; wart on forehead is visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne, extending right hand, grasping hilt of sword in left; to his left, Tyche stands right presenting diadem in right hand, and holding scepter in left; above diadem, Greek letters ϚΞΤ = 366 Seleucid era; in exergue, Greek letters off flan; seven-line Greek inscription (L69i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Provenance: ex Guy Clarke 1998/9
Photo by an anonymous collector
- Sellwood 69 type variant (year 366, month off flan) [30 in db]
- Shore 382
PDC 30947PDC 30947 Son of Vardanes
AR Tetradrachm 14.09g 26mm (PDC 30947)
Mint?
Dated 366 ϚΞΤ (54 AD-55 AD)
Obv: bust left with very short beard wearing diadem and spiral torque; four waves in hair cover ear, hair above diadem as ringlets; wart on forehead is visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne, extending right hand, grasping hilt of sword in left; to his left, Tyche stands right presenting diadem in right hand, and holding scepter in left; above diadem, Greek letters ϚΞΤ = 366 Seleucid era; in exergue, Greek letters off flan; seven-line Greek inscription (L69i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Photo by Cyrus Coins
- Sellwood 69 type variant (year 366, month off flan) [30 in db]
- Canmoose, VCoins (9 Sep 2005), item 19399 (this coin)
- Shore 382
PDC 40270PDC 40270 Son of Vardanes
AR Tetradrachm 14.00g (PDC 40270)
Mint?
Dated 366 ϚΞΤ (54 AD-55 AD)
Obv: bust left with very short beard wearing diadem and spiral torque; four waves in hair cover ear, hair above diadem as ringlets; wart on forehead is visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne, extending right hand, grasping hilt of sword in left; to his left, Tyche stands right presenting diadem in right hand, and holding scepter in left; above diadem, Greek letters ϚΞΤ = 366 Seleucid era; in exergue, Greek letters off flan; seven-line Greek inscription (L69i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: Robert Gonnella
Photo by Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.
- Sellwood 69 type variant (year 366, month off flan) [30 in db]
- Peus 388 (1 Nov 2006), lot 612e (this coin)
- Sammlung Gonnella: Münzen der Arsakiden (2008), 676 (this coin)
- Shore 382
PDC 55881 Son of Vardanes
AR Tetradrachm 13.80g 27mm 1h (PDC 55881)
Mint?
Dated 366 ϚΞΤ (54 AD-55 AD)
Obv: bust left with very short beard wearing diadem and spiral torque; four waves in hair cover ear, hair above diadem as ringlets; wart on forehead is visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne, extending right hand, grasping hilt of sword in left; to his left, Tyche stands right presenting diadem in right hand, and holding scepter in left; above diadem, Greek letters ϚΞΤ = 366 Seleucid era; in exergue, Greek letters off flan; seven-line Greek inscription (L69i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Provenance: 1876 Guthrie
Previous collection: Guthrie
Current collection: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, 18212735
Photo by Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
- Sellwood 69 type variant (year 366, month off flan) [30 in db]
- Shore 382
- SNP 7, 343 (this coin)
PDC 67536PDC 67536 Son of Vardanes
AR Tetradrachm 14.47g 26mm (PDC 67536)
Mint?
Dated 366 ϚΞΤ (54 AD-55 AD)
Obv: bust left with very short beard wearing diadem and spiral torque; four waves in hair cover ear, hair above diadem as ringlets; wart on forehead is visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne, extending right hand, grasping hilt of sword in left; to his left, Tyche stands right presenting diadem in right hand, and holding scepter in left; above diadem, Greek letters ϚΞΤ = 366 Seleucid era; in exergue, Greek letters off flan; seven-line Greek inscription (L69i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Photo by Lodge Antiquities
- Sellwood 69 type variant (year 366, month off flan) [30 in db]
- Lodge Antiquities, VCoins (7 Oct 2011), item 4217 (this coin)
- Den of Antiquity, VCoins (21 Mar 2015), item J248 (this coin)
- Shore 382
PDC 67762PDC 67762 Son of Vardanes
AR Tetradrachm (PDC 67762)
Mint?
Dated 366 ϚΞΤ (54 AD-55 AD)
Obv: bust left with very short beard wearing diadem and spiral torque; four waves in hair cover ear, hair above diadem as ringlets; wart on forehead is visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne, extending right hand, grasping hilt of sword in left; to his left, Tyche stands right presenting diadem in right hand, and holding scepter in left; above diadem, Greek letters ϚΞΤ = 366 Seleucid era; in exergue, Greek letters off flan; seven-line Greek inscription (L69i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Note: 8 of 15 coins in lot
Photo by Heidelberger Münzhandlung Herbert Grün e.K.
- Sellwood 69 type variant (year 366, month off flan) [30 in db]
- Heidelberger Münzhandlung 57 (14 Nov 2011), lot 49-8 (this coin)
- Shore 382
PDC 84447PDC 84447 Son of Vardanes
AR Tetradrachm (PDC 84447)
Mint?
Dated 366 ϚΞΤ (54 AD-55 AD)
Obv: bust left with very short beard wearing diadem and spiral torque; four waves in hair cover ear, hair above diadem as ringlets; wart on forehead is visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne, extending right hand, grasping hilt of sword in left; to his left, Tyche stands right presenting diadem in right hand, and holding scepter in left; above diadem, Greek letters ϚΞΤ = 366 Seleucid era; in exergue, Greek letters off flan; seven-line Greek inscription (L69i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Note: 1 of 3 coins in lot
Previous collection: David Sellwood
Photo by Baldwin's Auctions Ltd (London)
- Sellwood 69 type variant (year 366, month off flan) [30 in db]
- Baldwin's 90 (24 Sep 2014), lot 1110-01 (this coin)
- SNP 7, 342 (this coin)
- Shore 382
PDC 84449PDC 84449 Son of Vardanes
AR Tetradrachm 11.63g 27mm 12h (PDC 84449)
Mint?
Dated 366 ϚΞΤ (54 AD-55 AD)
Obv: bust left with very short beard wearing diadem and spiral torque; four waves in hair cover ear, hair above diadem as ringlets; wart on forehead is visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne, extending right hand, grasping hilt of sword in left; to his left, Tyche stands right presenting diadem in right hand, and holding scepter in left; above diadem, Greek letters ϚΞΤ = 366 Seleucid era; in exergue, Greek letters off flan; seven-line Greek inscription (L69i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Note: 3 of 3 coins in lot
Previous collection: David Sellwood
Photo by Baldwin's Auctions Ltd (London)
- Sellwood 69 type variant (year 366, month off flan) [30 in db]
- Baldwin's 90 (24 Sep 2014), lot 1110-03 (this coin)
- Shore 382
- SNP 7, 340 (this coin)
PDC 98429PDC 98429 Son of Vardanes
AR Tetradrachm 13.48g 30mm 12h (PDC 98429)
Mint?
Dated 366 ϚΞΤ (54 AD-55 AD)
Obv: bust left with very short beard wearing diadem and spiral torque; four waves in hair cover ear, hair above diadem as ringlets; wart on forehead is visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne, extending right hand, grasping hilt of sword in left; to his left, Tyche stands right presenting diadem in right hand, and holding scepter in left; above diadem, Greek letters ϚΞΤ = 366 Seleucid era; in exergue, Greek letters off flan; seven-line Greek inscription (L69i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Note: slight double strike on reverse.
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 69 type variant (year 366, month off flan) [30 in db]
- CNG 103 (14 Sep 2016), lot 456 (this coin)
- Shore 382
PDC 100931PDC 100931 Son of Vardanes
AR Tetradrachm 14.03g 28mm 12h (PDC 100931)
Mint?
Dated 366 ϚΞΤ (54 AD-55 AD)
Obv: bust left with very short beard wearing diadem and spiral torque; four waves in hair cover ear, hair above diadem as ringlets; wart on forehead is visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne, extending right hand, grasping hilt of sword in left; to his left, Tyche stands right presenting diadem in right hand, and holding scepter in left; above diadem, Greek letters ϚΞΤ = 366 Seleucid era; in exergue, Greek letters off flan; seven-line Greek inscription (L69i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 69 type variant (year 366, month off flan) [30 in db]
- CNG E-Auction 395 (12 Apr 2017), lot 232 (this coin)
- Shore 382
PDC 104832 Son of Vardanes
AR Tetradrachm 13.80g 27mm (PDC 104832)
Mint?
Dated 366 ϚΞΤ (54 AD-55 AD)
Obv: bust left with very short beard wearing diadem and spiral torque; four waves in hair cover ear, hair above diadem as ringlets; wart on forehead is visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne, extending right hand, grasping hilt of sword in left; to his left, Tyche stands right presenting diadem in right hand, and holding scepter in left; above diadem, Greek letters ϚΞΤ = 366 Seleucid era; in exergue, Greek letters off flan; seven-line Greek inscription (L69i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Photo by Jongeling Numismatic Consultancy
- Sellwood 69 type variant (year 366, month off flan) [30 in db]
- Jongeling Numismatic Consultancy (17 Mar 2018), item P23 (this coin)
- Shore 382
PDC 108350PDC 108350 Son of Vardanes
AR Tetradrachm 14.11g 27mm 12h (PDC 108350)
Mint?
Dated 366 ϚΞΤ (54 AD-55 AD)
Obv: bust left with very short beard wearing diadem and spiral torque; four waves in hair cover ear, hair above diadem as ringlets; wart on forehead is visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne, extending right hand, grasping hilt of sword in left; to his left, Tyche stands right presenting diadem in right hand, and holding scepter in left; above diadem, Greek letters ϚΞΤ = 366 Seleucid era; in exergue, Greek letters off flan; seven-line Greek inscription (L69i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Provenance: CNG private sale (Jun 2001)
Photo Dr. G.R.F. Assar
- Sellwood 69 type variant (year 366, month off flan) [30 in db]
- Shore 382
PDC 108351PDC 108351 Son of Vardanes
AR Tetradrachm (PDC 108351)
Mint?
Dated 366 ϚΞΤ ΔΕΣΙΟ[Υ] (55 AD)
Obv: bust left with very short beard wearing diadem and spiral torque; four waves in hair cover ear, hair above diadem as ringlets; wart on forehead is visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne, extending right hand, grasping hilt of sword in left; to his left, Tyche stands right presenting diadem in right hand, and holding scepter in left; above diadem, Greek letters ϚΞΤ = 366 Seleucid era; in exergue, Greek letters ΔΕΣΙΟΥ; seven-line Greek inscription (L69i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Photo Dr. G.R.F. Assar
- Sellwood 69 type variant (year 366, month ΔΕΣΙΟΥ) [1 in db]
- Shore 382 variant (month ΔΑΙΣΙΟΥ)
- Frank S. Robinson 107 (15 Jan 2019), lot 105 (this coin)
PDC 10609PDC 10609 Son of Vardanes
AR Tetradrachm 14.21g (PDC 10609)
Mint?
Dated 366 ϚΞΤ [ΠΑ]ΝΗΜ[ΟΥ] (55 AD)
Obv: bust left with very short beard wearing diadem and spiral torque; four waves in hair cover ear, hair above diadem as ringlets; wart on forehead is visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne, extending right hand, grasping hilt of sword in left; to his left, Tyche stands right presenting diadem in right hand, and holding scepter in left; above diadem, Greek letters ϚΞΤ = 366 Seleucid era; in exergue, Greek letters ΠΑΝΗΜΟΥ; seven-line Greek inscription (L69i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 69 type variant (year 366, month ΠΑΝΗΜΟΥ) [2 in db]
- CNG 31 (9 Sep 1994), lot 490 (this coin)
- SNP 7, 333 (this coin)
- Shore 382 variant (month ΠΑΝΗΜΟΥ)
PDC 11491PDC 11491 Son of Vardanes
AR Tetradrachm 14.19g (PDC 11491)
Mint: Seleucia
Dated 366 ϚΞΤ [Π]ΑΝΗΜ[ΟΥ] (55 AD)
Obv: Diademed bust left
Rev: King seated left, receiving diadem from Tyche = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 69 type variant (year 366, month ΠΑΝΗΜΟΥ) [2 in db]
- CNG 58 (19 Sep 2001), lot 786 (this coin)
- Shore 382 variant (month ΠΑΝΗΜΟΥ)
- SNP 7, 334 (this coin)
PDC 5854PDC 5854 Son of Vardanes
AR Tetradrachm 13.97g (PDC 5854)
Mint?
Dated 366 ϚΞΤ ΥΠΕΡΒ (55 AD)
Obv: bust left with very short beard wearing diadem and spiral torque; four waves in hair cover ear, hair above diadem as ringlets; wart on forehead is visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne, extending right hand, grasping hilt of sword in left; to his left, Tyche stands right presenting diadem in right hand, and holding scepter in left; above diadem, Greek letters ϚΞΤ = 366 Seleucid era; in exergue, Greek letters ΥΠΕΡΒ; seven-line Greek inscription (L69i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Photo by Classical Numismatic Group
- Sellwood 69 type variant (year 366, month ΥΠΕΡΒ) [2 in db]
- CNG E-Auction 4 (30 May 2000), lot 59563 (this coin)
- SNP 7, 336 (this coin)
- Shore 382 variant (month ΥΠΕΡΒΕΡΕΤΑΙΟΥ)
PDC 10612PDC 10612 Son of Vardanes
AR Tetradrachm 13.80g (PDC 10612)
Mint?
Dated 366 ϚΞΤ ΥΠΕΡ (55 AD)
Obv: bust left with very short beard wearing diadem and spiral torque; four waves in hair cover ear, hair above diadem as ringlets; wart on forehead is visible; circular border of pellets
Rev: male wearing diadem seated left on throne, extending right hand, grasping hilt of sword in left; to his left, Tyche stands right presenting diadem in right hand, and holding scepter in left; above diadem, Greek letters ϚΞΤ = 366 Seleucid era; in exergue, Greek letters ΥΠΕΡΒ; seven-line Greek inscription (L69i); no border = ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Photo by Jean Elsen s.a.
- Sellwood 69 type variant (year 366, month ΥΠΕΡΒ) [2 in db]
- Elsen 52 (13 Dec 1997), lot 1455 (this coin)
- Shore 382 variant (month ΥΠΕΡΒΕΡΕΤΑΙΟΥ)
- Peus 372 (30 Oct 2002), lot 682 (this coin)

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