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Limited Editions 4 Parthian Empire-Greek Bronze coins

SKU
ADS 207
Dimensions (mm)
15.000 x 15.000 x 2.000mm
Weight (cts)
1.000
Colours

Four Genuine Parthian coins

Mix AE4 Worn

Limited Edition

in display case 150 x 100 mm

as per images

 

Parthian coinage was produced within the domains of the Parthian Empire (247 BC – 224 AD).

The Parthians minted coins exclusively in bronze and silver, with the silver getting debased to billon in some issues in the second half of the series

Denominations minted in bronze include the chalkous (approx. 1.25 gm.; 8 chalkoi = 1 obol; 48 chokoi = one drachm), dichalkous, and tetrachalkous.

The annihilation at Carrhae was the worst defeat for the Roman Republic since its horrific loss at Cannae over 160 years earlier. Plutarch estimates that of the original 43,000 Romans engaged, 20,000 were killed and 10,000 were captured.

The Roman general Crassus was killed and for his greed the Parthia's poured gold down his throat

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Product ID : 38042
Starts : 23rd February 2024 01:04 pm AEST
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