ORODES II AR DRACHM, 57 - 38 B.C.E.
Sellwood 47.5, Choice VF+, 22.5mm, 3.88, Ecbatana mint. Obverse: Bust of king facing left, star to left, crescent to right Reverse: Archer seated to right holding bow, monogram in field.
Attractive and well detailed specimen on a large flan!
(During the Tannaic Period Parthia is the country known as Babylon in the Talmud. It was this Orodes II who challenged Roman power and installed Mattathias Antigonus as the last king of Judea in Jerusalem)