Drachm of Kingdom of Parthia with head of Mithradates I

Greek
Hellenistic Period
After 141 B.C.


Mint: Parthia (Kingdom), Seleukeia-on-the-Tigris (Babylonia)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2212.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.68 gm.

Accession Number

35.125

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Mithradates I to right, bearded, diademed, and draped.
Fillet border.
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.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)