Coin of Phraataces
Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian
Parthian, reign of Phraataces
3 B.C.–A.D. 4
Weight: 13.11 grams
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of king Phraataces with pointed beard, wearing diadem, earring and spiral necklace.
Reverse: Enthroned king Phraataces holding bow.
1989: purchased from Eshaph Sakhaei, Newton, Mass. (said to have been found in the treasury, room 33, at Persepolis in the 1930s).
(Accession date: April 26, 1989)
Morris and Louise Rosenthal Fund