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PHARSANZES (regnal years about 253 / 254 – 254 / 255 A.D.).


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Denomination: Stater
Year: -
Material: Billon
Description: 253 / 254 A.D.
Obverse: BACIΛEΩC ФАРСАNZOY. Bust of King Rharsanzes wearing ribbon right, beaded circle.
Reverse: Bust of Emperor Gallienus wearing wreath right, sphere at right, ANФ below, beaded circle.
Diameter - 19 mm. Weight - 6.35 g.
The second out of the two known specimens, of superior quality, is in FMM funds (1-st one is in the State Hermitage in St.-Petersburg).
Country or town: Pantikapaion

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