Numismatics
Ruler: Phraates III, 70-57 B.C.
Mint: Ecbatana
Artist: Unknown

Copper Tetrachalkos of Phraates III from Ecbatana

70–57 B.C.

Copper

4.57 g, 2:00, 17.2 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Edward T. Newell, B.F.A. 1907, M.F.A. 1909
2001.87.14125
Culture: 
Parthian
Period: 
1st Century B.C.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Geography: 
Made in Ecbatana, Parthia
Status: 
By appointment
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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