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Numismatics
Ruler: Phraates IV, 38-2 B.C.
Mint: Seleucia ad Tigrim
Artist: Unknown

Tetradrachm of Phraates IV from Seleucia ad Tigrim

37–2 B.C.

Silver

14.49 g, 1:00, 28.2 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001
2001.87.14075
Geography: 
Made in Seleucia ad Tigrim, Mesopotamia
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Parthian
Period: 
1st century B.C.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

University of Michigan Excavation, Karanis, Egypt, 1924–35; Kelsey Museum, University of Michigan, 1935–36; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., 1936–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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