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22 June 2021 16:00 CET
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zurich
Lot 222
KINGS OF PARTHIA. Phriapatios to Mithradates I, circa 185-132 BC. Drachm (Silver, 20 mm, 3.79 g, 1 h), Hekatompylos. Head of king to left, wearing bashlyk. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ Archer (Arsakes I) seated right on backless throne, holding bow. Sellwood 9.1 (Mithradates I). Shore 7-8 (Mithradates I). Sunrise 252. Well-centered and lightly toned. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Estimate: 600 CHF
Lot 223
KINGS OF PARTHIA. Mithradates II, 121-91 BC. Drachm (Silver, 21 mm, 4.20 g, 11 h), Ecbatana, c. 119-109. Diademed bust of Mithradates to left, wearing elaborate robes and a multi-spiral torc. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓAΛΟΥ ΑΡΣ-ΑΚΟΥ ΕΠHΛΝ[...] (sic) Archer (Arsakes I) seated right on high-backed throne, holding bow. Sellwood 26.1. Shore 77. Sunrise 290-1. Sharply struck and with a fine portrait. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
Lot 224
KINGS OF PARTHIA. Vologases I, circa AD 51-78. Drachm (Silver, 20 mm, 3.62 g, 11 h), second reign 58-77, Ecbatana. Diademed and draped bust of Vologases I to left. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟY EYEPΓETOY ΔΙΚΑΙΟY ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟYΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗXΟΣ Arsakes I seated right on throne, holding bow; monogram below bow. Sellwood 70.13. Shore 374. Sunrise 424. Well-struck and with an attractive portrait. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 225
KINGS OF PARTHIA. Vologases II, circa AD 77-80. Drachm (Silver, 21 mm, 3.66 g, 12 h), Ecbatana. s wl (in Aramaic, but erased on the die) Diademed bust of Vologases II to left, wearing tiara. Rev. Debased legend Archer (Arsakes I) seated right on throne, holding bow; monogram below bow. Sellwood 72.10. Shore -. Sunrise -. Sharply struck and lightly toned. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
Lot 226
KINGS OF PARTHIA. Vologases VI, circa AD 208-228. Drachm (Silver, 21 mm, 3.69 g, 10 h), Ecbatana. wz (in Aramaic) Diademed bust of Vologases VI to left, wearing tiara with earflap. Rev. Debased legend Archer (Arsakes I) seated right on throne, holding bow; monogram below bow. Sellwood 88.19. Shore 458. Sunrise 459. Very sharp and most attractive. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
Lot 254
BACTRIA OR PARTHIA. Sophytes or Andragoras, circa 305-294 or 246/5-239/8 BC. Drachm (Silver, 14 mm, 3.63 g, 4 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing modified Attic helmet, disc earring and pearl necklace. Rev. Eagle standing left, head right; above, grape bunches on stalk. Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 2A. Cf. MIG 26c (drachm). SNG ANS 17. Light iridescent tones. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1700 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF
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