About this artwork
The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the head of King Gotarzes II, wearing a diadem. The back (reverse) depicts the legendary founder of the Parthian empire King Arsaces to the right.
Currently Off View
- Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium
- Drachm (Coin) Portraying King Gotarzes II
- Struck 40 CE–51 CE
- Diam. 2.1 cm; 3.40 g
- Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze