Silver Coin of Farhad IV

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Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 28 October 2016

The Parthian "King of Kings " Farhad (Phraates) IV, reigned 38-2 BCE, is shown wearing a royal headband (diadem). Divine symbols of the moon crescent and star, and an eagle holding a royal headband, indicate that the king is the rightful ruler who enjoys divine support. Silver tetradrachm coin minted in the Parthian Empire, Iran and modern-day Iraq, 38-2 BCE. From Sir Charles William Chadwick Oman Collection. (The British Museum, London).

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About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2016, October 28). Silver Coin of Farhad IV. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5918/silver-coin-of-farhad-iv/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Silver Coin of Farhad IV." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 28, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5918/silver-coin-of-farhad-iv/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Silver Coin of Farhad IV." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 28 Oct 2016. Web. 06 Feb 2023.

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