Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Parthia with bust of Pakoros II
Mint: Parthia (Kingdom), Seleukeia-on-the-Tigris (Babylonia)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2231.
Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 13.42 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Pakoros II. to left, beardless, hair in formal rows, wearing diadem with long ends, spiral necklace and cuirass.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Pakoros II seated left on throne, wearing tunic, loose trousers, and sword, receiving diadem from Tyche of City who stands before him clad in chiton, peplos and turreted head-dress, and holding scepter in left hand.
Inscriptions in Greek above, at right, below, and at left.
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)