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Attambelos II of Characene

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Attambelos II of Characene

Attambelos II was a king of Characene a Parthian vassal state and important trading port on the Persian Gulf. His rule was from 17/16 to 9/8BC.

He is known only from his coins, which have been found as far away as Susa and on Failaka Island in the Persian Gulf. His Tetradrachms have a low silver content and like almost all Characene coinage show the kings likeness on the front and Heracles on the reverse.

His bronze coins show a Nike on the reverse.

References

Attambelos II of Characene Wikipedia


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