Drachm, Silver, Parthian

Drachm

Period:
Parthian
Date:
ca. 80–69 B.C.
Geography:
Iran, Shahr-i Qumis (ancient Hecatompylos)
Culture:
Parthian
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
9/16 in. (1.4 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Coins-Inscribed
Credit Line:
Purchase, H. Dunscombe Colt Gift, 1969
Accession Number:
69.24.21
Not on view
1967, excavated by David Stronach and John Hansman, representing the British Institute of Persian Studies and the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago; acquired by the Museum in 1969, as a result of its financial contribution to the excavations.
Crawford, Vaughn E. 1969. "Reports of the Departments: Ancient Near Eastern Art." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 28 (2), p. 58.