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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Ruler: Mithradates I
Mint: Bactria
Artist: Unknown

Uncertain denomination of Mithradates I from Bactria

159 B.C.

Copper

1.52 g, 2:00, 14.2 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.6000.1975
Culture: 
Parthian
Period: 
2nd Century B.C.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Geography: 
Made in Bactria, Pathia
Status: 
By appointment
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.

Bibliography: 

Walter C. Holt and Nicholas L. Wright, “A New Seleucid Bronze Coin and Dura Hoard 13 Revisited,” Israel Numismatic Research 5 (May 2010): 59–65, fig. 1.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.