About this artwork
The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the Parthian King Phraates IV, facing left.
On the back (reverse) the legendary founder of the Parthian empire, King Arsaces, is portrayed as a kneeling archer in a field of Greek text.
- Currently Off View
- Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium
- Drachm (Coin) Portraying King Phraates IV
- Khorasan (Minted in)
- Struck 38 BCE–2 BCE
- Diam.: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)
- Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze