Parthian Coin of Orodes I. c.90-77BC
Bode Museum, Berlin



Parthian: Orodes I.

Exhibition in the Bode Museum
Room 242, BM-043/46 Riches from Rome
Obverse Draped bust of the Orodes I. with diadem and tiara in the profile view to left.
Reverse BAΣIΛEΩΣ / MEΓAΛOY - [A]PΣ-AK[OY] - [AY]TOKPATOPOΣ / ΦIΛOΠATOPOΣ - EΠIΦANOYΣ / ΦIΛEΛΛHNOΣ.
Archer sits in a chair with his bow to right.
Sitter Orodes I. (circa 90-77 BC.)
Class/status Ancient Ruler's issue
Authority Orodes I. (circa 90-77 BC.)
Date circa 90-77 BC.
Hellenistic
Denomination Drachma
Material Silver
Production struck
Weight 3.94 g
Diameter 20 mm
Die-axis 12 h
Mint Ekbatana?
Region

Media

Country

Iran

Publications D. Sellwood, An introduction to the coinage of Parthia (1971) 85 Typ 31,5 (Ekbatana?); F. B. Shore, Parthian coins and history (1993) 107 Nr. 122 (Ekbatana?).
Item Coin
Department Antiquity, Greek, Hellenistic
Accession 1875 Prokesch-Osten

Previous owner

Graf Anton Prokesch von Osten
Object number 18202771
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See also Scythian coin of King Atai, as a horse-archer
Scythian, Saka, Parthian and Sarmatian Illustrations of Costume and Soldiers


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