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Ancient and World Coins

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Description

Kings of Elymais. Seleuceia on the Hedyphon. Kamnaskires III and Anzaze 82-74 BC. Tetradrachm AR

27mm., 15,47g.

Jugate and draped busts of Kamnaskires, diademed, and Anzaze, wearing stephane, left, anchor behind / [BΑC]ΙΛEΩ[C] [ΚΑ]ΜΝΑCΚΙ[ΡΟΥ] [ΒΑ]CΙΛΙCCΗC [Α]ΝΖ[Α]ΖΗ[C], Zeus seated left on throne, right leg drawn back, holding long scepter in his left hand and, in his right, Nike, holding wreath, [MAKEΔΩN] in inner left field, uncertain date in exergue.

very fine

Cf. Alram 454; cf. Sunrise 470 (undated).

Kamnaskires III described himself as a Macedonian
and thus as a descendant of Alexander the Great.

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