|Condition:||VF (Very Fine)|
|Country:||Afghanistan, Iran, Parthian Empire|
KINGS of PARTHIA. Phraates IV. 38-2 BC. AR Drachm (3.82 gm). Nisa mint.
Diademed bust left, wart on forehead; eagle flying left behind, crowning him / BASILEWC BASILEWN AR-SAKOU EVEIGET[OV] DIKLOV EPIFAHOVS [FI]LELLHN[OS], Arsakes I seated right on throne, holding bow; monogram below bow. VF-.
Phraates IV of Parthia (son of Orodes II), ruled the Parthian Empire from 37–2 BC. He was appointed successor to the throne in 37 BC, after the death of his brother Pacorus I. He soon murdered his father and all his thirty brothers.
Phraates was attacked in 36 BC by the Roman general Mark Antony, who marched through Armenia into Media Atropatene, and was defeated and lost the greater part of his army. Antony, believing himself betrayed by Artavasdes, king of Armenia, invaded his kingdom in 34 BC, took him prisoner, and concluded a treaty with another Artavasdes, king of Media Atropatene.
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