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Numismatics
Ruler: Mithradates I
Mint: Parthia
Artist: Unknown

Coin of Mithradates I from Parthia

159 B.C.

Copper

3.65 g, 12:00, 17.7 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.6000.1974
Geography: 
Made in Bactria, Pathia
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Parthian
Period: 
2nd century B.C.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos, present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Library, New Haven Conn., 1938–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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