Catalogue of the coins of Parthia by British Museum. Department of Coins and Medals.

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Published by A. Forni in Bologna .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Iran,
  • Parthia.

Subjects:

  • British Museum. Dept. of Coins and Medals,
  • Coins, Greek -- Iran -- Parthia,
  • Coins, Parthian

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby Warwick Wroth.
SeriesA Catalogue of the Greek coins in the British Museum
ContributionsWroth, Warwick William, 1858-1911.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCJ691 .B82 1964
The Physical Object
Paginationlxxxviii, 289 p.
Number of Pages289
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5118885M
LC Control Number74192000

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Catalogue of the Coins of Parthia by British Museum Dept. of Coins and Medals, Warwick William Wroth. Publication date Publisher Printed by order of the Trustees Book from the collections of University of Michigan Language English.

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[Reprint, Forni, s] (ii) Sicily (Poole, Head and Gardner, ). Catalogue of the Coins of Parthia. Since earlier books Catalogue of the coins of Parthia book already presented detailed accounts of the era, the present book ‘History of Parthia based on Coins’ is more focused on pictorial descriptions and explanations.

Spink Numismatic Circular, "The End of the Parthian Dynasty" (). In An Introduction to the Coinage of Parthia (), Sellwood listed type as a coin of Artabanus with an uncertain Parthian Aramaic inscription. Inhe corrected the inscription based on the appearance of other coins.

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An Introduction to The Coinage of Parthia (, 2 nd edition, Spink) by David Sellwood: Since its printing inthis has been the primary reference for attributing Parthian coins. While the book does include many clear photos of Parthian and related coins, it is not a comprehensive catalogue or identification guide (and is certainly not intended as such).

Rather, the coins are used to illustrate both the history of the Parthian kings, but more importantly, examined for what they reveal about the Parthians themselves.

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Of the Parthian kings, Vardanes I, ca. 40–45, was the last one to mint coins in Susa, and there is one example preserved in this find (gr ). The Elymaean kings, on the other hand, began.

The name "Parthia" is a continuation from Latin Parthia, from Old Persian Parthava, which was the Parthian language self-designator signifying "of the Parthians" who were an Iranian people.

In context to its Hellenistic period, Parthia also appears as Parthyaea. Geography. Parthia roughly corresponds to a region in northeastern Iran, though part is in Turkmenistan.

Title: Catalogue of the Coins of Parthia Author: British Museum Dept. of Coins and Medals, Warwick William Wroth Created Date: 7/12/ PM. Greek inscriptions similar to "ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ", meaning "[coin] of king of kings Arsaces, the benefactor (), the just (), the illustrious (), friend of the Greeks ()", are found on coins of the Parthian Empire, starting from the reign of Artabanus I.

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The British Museum Catalogue of the Coins of Parthia (London, ), and Head's Historia Numorum (London, ), were used as the principal authorities for the identification of all the coins that were analyzed, due consideration being given to the uncertainties that still exists as to the proper attribution and dating of certain of the coins.

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Parthian Coins from the Early Parthian Kingdom: Descendants of Alexander's general Seleukos ruled Persia after Alexander's death. In bc Arshak, king of the Skythian Parni tribe, overthrew the governor of Parthia, and the Parthians took over most of the Seleukid realm during the next century.

SELEUKID, ANTIOCHOS IX, BC. AE 20, Sear Winged bust Eros r./Nike advancing l. with wreath. VF. NOTE: According to Arthur Houghton and Oliver Hoover, authors of the standard catalog of Seleukid coins, this type normally has the date in the left field, but this example has it in the exergue, and bungled at that.

While Parthian architecture uniquely incorporated elements of circularity, their art would include the motif of frontality.

A style the Byzantines would later adopt, Parthian models, look straight ahead, making a personal connection between themselves and viewer.

Parthians also often drop the more sober countenance of the Greeks and Romans.The Arsacids were the ruling dynasty of Parthia between the middle of the third century BC and AD There is no Parthian coinage in gold, since Vonones's alleged gold coins have been shown to be modern forgeries.

The silver drachm was the main denomination, on a modified Attic standard of around 4 g. Silver denominations also include tetradrachms, struck from the conquest of Mesopotamia.

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