Mint Parthian
  • Drachm of Mithradates II, 123-88 B.C.
Date 123 - 88 BCE
Medium silver
Dimensions Overall: 13/16 × 1/8 inches (2.1 × 0.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Dr. Willam Deutsch.
Accession Number 66.293
Department Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View Ancient Middle East Gallery, Level 1 (see map)
Marks Marked, reverse, below bow: [mint mark of Ecbatana]
Inscriptions Inscribed, reverse: [transliteration: BASILEOS MEGALOU BASILEO\N! ARSAKO\U! EPIPHANOU]
Dr. William Deutsch;
1966-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)