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Parthia - KINGS of ELYMAIS. Kamnaskires-Orodes. Early-mid 2nd century AD. Æ Drachm

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Parthia - KINGS of ELYMAIS. Kamnaskires-Orodes. Early-mid 2nd century AD. Æ Drachm

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Condition: Very fine
Geographical Origin: Greece (ancient), Iran

KINGS of ELYMAIS. Kamnaskires-Orodes. Early-mid 2nd century AD. Æ Drachm ( 3.34 g, ). Diademed bust facing slightly left; to right, pellet-in-crescent above inverted anchor with double crossbar / Radiate facing bust of Belos. VF, Attractive Bust


Elymais or Elamais (Ἐλυμαΐς, Hellenic form of the more ancient name, Elam) was a semi-independent state of the 2nd century BC to the early 3rd century AD, frequently a vassal under Parthian control, and located at the head of the Persian Gulf in the present-day region of Khuzestan, Iran (Susiana).[1] It is reported that these people were great archers and natives of Susa, which lay to the east of Elymais territory. Most of the Elymais were probably descendants of the ancient Elamites,[1] who once had control of that area in the past. The provinces of Elymais were Massabatice (later Masabadhan), Corbiane and Gabiane.

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  • Nice small coin.

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