Oborzos killing a Greek soldier AR drachm obverse
Persis, Oborzos (Vabharz)
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AR drachm 4.2230 g, 15.8 mm
circa 190 BC
1. M. Rahim Shayegan. 2011. Arsacids and Sasanians. Political Ideology in Post-Hellenistic and Late Antique Persia. Page 171 (b this coin). New York: Cambridge University Press.
2. Klose, Dietrich O.A. and Wilhelm Müseler. 2008. Statthalter, Rebellen Könige. Die Müzen aus Persepolis von Alexander dem Großen zu den Sasaniden. Page 27 #18 and Page 36 #2/16 (b this coin). München: Staatliche Münzammlung München.
Oborzos facing right, moustache, wearing an earring and a Kyrbasia tied with a diadem with the kyrbasia's flap brought forward to cover his chin. A dotted border.
Oborzos standing, holding a knife in his right hand, tasseled quiver on his back, preparing to kill a Greek soldier who is kneeling in front of him. The soldier still holds his shield and is attempting to block Oborzos's left arm.
Legend: "Wabharz was/may be victorious, (he) who (is) the commander" (translator M.R. Shayegan