Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Elymais with bust of Kamnaskires II (?), struck under Kamnaskires III (?)
Late Hellenistic Period
Mint: Elymais (Kingdom)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2232.
Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 15.52 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Kamnaskires II (?) left, bearded diademed wearing earring and tunic.
In field right, inverted trident.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Male bust (Kamnaskires III?) left, diademed with short round beard; draped. Inscriptions on four sides and in exergue.
By 1926: with Naville & Cie, 31 Quai du Mont-Blanc, Geneva, Switzerland (Ars Classica [Naville] auction 12, Hôtel Schweizerhof, Lucerne, Switzerland, October 18-23, 1926, lot 2532); by 1935: U.S. Private Collection; April 4, 1935: Anonymous gift to MFA in memory of Zoë Wilbour
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)