Parthia Mithradates II Drachm obvParthia Mithradates II Drachm rev

Parthian Empire, Mithradates II, the Great, 124-91BC, AR Drachm, mint of Rhagae (Ray).
The reign of Mithradates was important for his consolidation and expansion of the empire. He conquered both Babylonia in the West and Sakastan in the east. The latter part of his reign was, however, troubled by a series of revolts, particularly that of Sinatruces.
Photos © Angela Grant 2020.




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