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Numismatics
Ruler: Orodes II, King of Parthia, died 57 B.C.
Mint: Parthia
Artist: Unknown

Drachm of Orodes II, King of Parthia from Parthia

57–38 B.C.

Silver

3.21 g, 1:00, 19.8 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Reverend Henry Knowles Wingate, M.Div. 1891
2001.87.14141
Geography: 
Made in Parthia
Culture: 
Parthian
Period: 
1st century B.C.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Reverend Henry Knowles Wingate, to about 1950; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1950 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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