An exceptional portrait of Mithradates I
Lot 1667
KINGS OF PARTHIA. Mithradates I, 165-132 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 16.22 g, 12 h), Seleukeia on the Tigris, SE 173 = 140/39 BC. Diademed and draped bust of Mithradates I to right. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ / MEΓAΛOY - APΣAKOY / ΦIΛEΛΛHNOΣ Herakles standing front, head to left, holding skyphos in his right hand and club and lion skin in his left; in field to left, monogram; in exergue, ΓΟΡ (date). Sellwood 13.3. Shore 36. Sunrise 261. A beautiful example with an exceptional portrait. Struck from a slightly worn reverse die, otherwise, extremely fine.


From an American collection, formed before 2005.
Starting price:
2000 CHF
Current bid:
2000 CHF
Bid increment:
200 CHF
Minimum bid:
2200 CHF
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Closing time: 04-Dec-22, 14:50:30 CET
All winning bids are subject to an 18.5% buyer's fee.

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