Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Parthia with bust of Phraates III
Late Hellenistic Period
Mint: Parthia (Kingdom), Seleukeia-on-the-Tigris (Babylonia)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2222.
Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 15.68 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Phraates III to left, wearing pointed beard, diadem with long ends, spiral necklace with half-horse ornament and cuirass.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Arsakes seated right on throne holding bow.
Inscriptions in Greek above, at right, below and at left. Monogram in field.
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)