Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Parthia with head of Mithradates I
about 150 B.C.
Mint: Parthia (Kingdom), Ekbatana (Media)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2210.
Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 16.51 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Mithradates I to right, wearing long beard and diadem
with long ends.
Reverse: Demeter wearing chiton and peplos, seated left on seat supported by
winged female figure holding in right hand Nike to right with wreath; in left hand: cornucopia.
Inscription at right and left.
According to Brett, catalogue no. 2010: probably from the Teheran (Mandali) Hoard, 1923
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)