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Numismatics
Ruler: Vardanes II, 55-58 A.D.
Mint: Parthia
Artist: Unknown

Drachm of Vardanes II, from Parthia

55–58

Silver

3.70 g, 1:00, 22.8 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001
2001.87.14119
Geography: 
Made in Parthia
Culture: 
Parthian
Period: 
1st century A.D.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Edward Theodore Newell, New York, to 1941. Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., 1946–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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