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Kingdom of Parthia, King Vologases III, AR Drachm

Vologases III, c. 105 - 147 AD
AR Drachm; 21mm/3.6gm
Mint/ Ecbatana, undated

Con/ EF; mint luster, scarce with near complete reverse legends.

Obv/ bare-headed bust left with long pointed beard; wearing diadem with loop at the top, earring visible, beaded border.
Rev/ archer seated right on throne holding bow. Greek inscription ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ or similar, below bow, Sellwood monogram 26.

Ref/ Sellwood Type 78 var.