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Parthian Coins

This section will contain Parthian and related coins.  Please see Edward C. D. Hopkins' premier site at Parthia.com for information


Parthian Satraps-Elymais, Prince A, AE Drachm, Late 2nd-Early 3rd Century AD
(No legend)
Parthian-style, diademed, draped bust left, anchor behind
(No legend)
Artemis standing right, bow in left hand, drawing arrow with right from quiver on back
13mm x 14mm, 2.46g
van Haaff, 19.1.1-1A
Ex Pegasi Numismatics, Central States, April 2010

Indo-Parthian Satraps (Paratarajas), Yolamira, AR Drachm, 6th-7th Century AD
(No legend)
Parthian-style bust of king right, dotted border
Brahmi script (Yolamirasa Bagarevaputrasa Parataraja)
Legend surrounding large swastika
14mm x 15mm, 3.79g
P. Tandon 22b

Notes from Asif Balloo on March 25, 2009: Paratarajas were local Indo-Parthian Satraps, who ruled an area between modern Loralai in Baluchistan and Multan. Their coinage and history has not been fully understood, but hopefully with the discovery of more coins, more insight into their history will come to light.