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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.1965.2702
People
Gotarzes II, Parthian (r. 38-51 CE)
Title
Tetradrachm of Gotarzes II, Seleukeia
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
46-47 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Seleukeia ad Tigrim (Syria)
Period
Parthian period
Culture
Parthian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/147883
Location
Level 3, Room 3440, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Art, Ancient Near Eastern Art in the Service of Kings
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
13.25 g
Die Axis
12
Denomination
tetradrachm
Date on Object
HNT = Year 358
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Reverse Inscription: BASILEWS BASILEWN ARSAKOY EYERGETOY DIKAIOY EPIPHANOYS PHILELLHNOS
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Sell. 65.8-17
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Loan from the Trustees of the Arthur Stone Dewing Greek Numismatic Foundation
Object Number
1.1965.2702
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Diademed, bearded bust of Gotarzes Il.; border of dots.
Rev.: King seated r. on throne, receiving diadem from Nike; above, HNT [yr. 358 S.E. = 46/7 CE]; month off flan.
Exhibition History

Re-View: S422 Ancient & Byzantine Art & Numismatics, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 04/12/2008 - 06/18/2011

32Q: 3440 Near East, Harvard Art Museums, 11/16/2014 - 01/01/2050

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