Coin of Bagadates

Illustration

Antoine Simonin
by Classical Numismatic Group
published on 13 October 2014
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Coin of Bagadates (Persian Bagdan), third or four frataraka ruler of Persis in the 3rd century BCE.

AR Tetradrachm.
Obverse: Diademed head of Bagadates right, wearing kyrbasia and pendant earring.
Reverse. Bagadates seated left on high backed throne, holding a cup and sceptre; in left field left: standard. Aramaic legend: bgdt /prtrk’/[zy ‘lhy’]/br/bgwrt (“Bagadat, governor by the grace of the Gods, son of Bagawart”)
BMC Arabia p. 195, 1.

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