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Kingdom of Elymais

Elymais was the biblical Elam and home of the magi. With its capitol at Susa, it was a small kingdom in what is now Iran and Kuwait. The Kingdom of Elymais struck coins from the middle of the 2nd century B.C. until their defeat by the Sasanians in 227 A.D.


Kingdom of Elymais, Kamnaskires-Orodes, Mid 2nd Century A.D.

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Elymais was the biblical Elam and home of the magi. With its capitol at Susa, it was a small kingdom in what is now Iran and Kuwait. The Kingdom of Elymais struck coins from the middle of the 2nd century B.C. until their defeat by the Sasanians in 227 A.D.
GB91984. Bronze drachm, vant Haaff 12.3.1-2A2; BMC Arabia p. 270, 90 ff. (Kamnaskires-Orodes II); SGICV 5910 var. (Kamnaskires-Orodes III, double crossbar), nice VF, some porosity, tiny encrustations, tiny edge splits, weight 3.859 g, maximum diameter 15.3 mm, Mid 2nd Century A.D.; obverse long bearded diademed bust facing, bunches of hair at sides and on top; to right, pellet inside crescent above anchor with single crossbar, pellet between shoulder and anchor; reverse dashes; $80.00 (Ä70.40)


Kingdom of Elymais, Orodes III, 2nd Century A.D.

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Elymais was the biblical Elam and home of the magi. With its capitol at Susa, it was a small kingdom in what is now Iran and Kuwait. The Kingdom of Elymais struck coins from the middle of the 2nd century B.C. until their defeat by the Sasanians in 227 A.D.
GB92036. Bronze drachm, vant Haaff 16.4.2-1A, b; SGICV 5906; BMC Arabia p. 276, 44, aF, light earthen deposits, tiny edge split, weight 2.868 g, maximum diameter 15.1 mm, 2nd century A.D.; obverse long bearded bust left wearing tiara ornamented with anchor; to right, pellet inside crescent above anchor with one crossbar; reverse field of regular parallel dashes; ex Ancient Imports (Marc Breitsprecher); $24.00 (Ä21.12)


Kingdom of Elymais, Kamnaskires-Orodes, Mid 2nd Century A.D.

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GB14570. Bronze drachm, vant Haaff 12.3.1-2A; SGICV 5910 (Kamnaskires-Orodes III); BMC Arabia 28 p. 268, 71 ff. (Orodes II), VF, weight 3.397 g, maximum diameter 14.9 mm, obverse long bearded diademed bust facing, bunches of hair at sides and on top; to right, pellet inside crescent above anchor with double crossbar; reverse irregular dashes; SOLD







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REFERENCES

Alram, M. Iranisches Personennamenbuch: Nomina Propria Iranica In Nummis. Osterreichischen Akademie Der Wissenschaften. (Wien, 1986).
Hill, G.F. Catalogue of the Greek Coins in the British Museum: Arabia, Mesopotamia and Persia. (London, 1922).
Mitchiner, M. Oriental Coins: the Ancient and Classical World. (London, 1978).
Sear, D. Greek Imperial Coins and Their Values. (London, 1982).
van't Haaff, P.A. Catalogue of Elymaean Coinage, Ca. 147 B.C. - A.D. 228. (Lancaster, PA. 2007).

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