Mithradates I, Parthian King 165-132 BC

Sellwood 13.3; Shore 36; Sunrise 261 (this coin); DCA 601, Mint State

Seleukeia on the Tigris mint. Dated SE 173 (140/39 BC). Diademed and draped bust of Mithradates right, within bead-and-reel border. Reverse: BAΣIΛEΩΣ MEΓ-AΛOY APΣA-KOY ΦIΛEΛΛ-HNOΣ, diademed and beardless young Herakles standing left, holding skyphos in extended right hand and cradling club in lion skin-draped left arm; to outer left, monogram; in exergue, ΓΟΡ (date).

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