KINGS OF PERSIS. Autophradates (Vadfradad) I, early 2nd century BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 32 mm, 16.70 g, 9 h), Istakhr (Persepolis). Head of Vadfradad I with luxuriant moustache to right, wearing kyrbasia or satrapal hat and earring. Rev. Fire-temple of Ahura-Mazda; above, half-figure of Ahura-Mazda to left; to left, King standing right, his hands raised in adoration; to right, standard; between King and altar, bow. Alram 526. Traces of overstriking, otherwise, good very fine.
This coin was overstruck on a tetradrachm of Baydād, whose portrait is still clearly recognizable on the obverse.