, 9 April 193 - 4 February 211 A.D.
This refers to Severus' victories over . Severus assumed the title "Parthicus ," greatest of Parthian conquerors.RS70447. Silver , 176, 370, 118 (possibly a base metal counterfeit), aVF, 2.793 g, maximum 19.2 mm, 0o, mint, 201 A.D.; SEVERVS AVG, laureate right; , of captured arms, flanked by two captives seated facing outward and wearing pointed caps; $55.00 (€48.95)
Parthian Empire, Mithradates II, c. 121 - 91 B.C.
Mithradates II was the eighth and one of the greatest Parthian kings. He defeated all Seleukid attempts to reclaim their Eastern territories and made a formidable, unified empire. He adopted the title , "god manifest" and introduced new designs on his extensive coinage. Late in his reign he exerted influence in , taking as hostage a prince who would become Tigranes the Great. -- www.parthia.comSH30328. Silver
, 24/4, 67 var, EF, 15.696 g, maximum 28.2 mm, 0o, Seleukeia on the mint, c. 119 - 109 B.C.; bare-headed left with long beard wearing diadem; BAΣIΛEΩΣ MEΓAΛOY APΣAKOY EΠIΦANOYΣ TY, beardless archer seated right on , bow in right, square four lined square , branch right; high relief and nearly as struck, ex Antiqua Inc, ex Pars; SOLD
Parthian Empire, Artabanos II, c. 75 - 62 B.C.
Artabanos was probably a younger son of Mithradates II. Bronze coinage attest a new , c. 78/77 B.C. Artabanos managed to remove Orodes I from Babylon in 75 B.C. He is last recorded in 67 B.C., but numismatic evidence shows he remained an authority in northern until 62/61 B.C.SH27866. Silver
, p. 38, 3; 30.2 (unknown ); 130 var. (Orodes I), gVF, 14.337 g, maximum 30.8 mm, 0o, Seleukia on the mint, left with long beard, wears diadem and spiral necklace, of dots around; BAΣIΛEΩΣ MEΓAΛOY APΣ−AKOY ΘEOΠATOPOΣ EYEPΓETOY EΠIΦANOYΣ ΦIΛEΛΛHNOΣ, Arsakes I seated right, legs crossed, bow in extended right, above; , ; SOLD
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