Coin Portrait of Pharnabazus, Satrap of Ionia

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Illustration

Branko van Oppen
by Classical Numismatic Group
published on 31 May 2019

This electrum coin (sixth-stater) portrays Pharnabazus (c. 478-387 BCE), the Persian governor (satrap) of Ionia, wearing a diademed Persian cap; behind his head a seal swims downward. (Nomos no. 1 (6 May 2009) lot 107)

Photo courtesy of Victor England, the Classical Numismatic Group.

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