Drachm of Kingdom of Parthia with head of Mithradates I
After 141 B.C.
Mint: Parthia (Kingdom), Seleukeia-on-the-Tigris (Babylonia)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2212.
Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.68 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Mithradates I to right, bearded, diademed, and draped.
Reverse: Zeus wearing himation on lower limbs seated left on throne; in right hand eagle; left on long sceptre.
Inscription in Greek at right and left. Monogram in exergue.
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)