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Inverted anchor cross. A cross with slightly widened ends, with two anchor flukes coming out of the top and curving left and right, also with slightly widened ends.

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Tag: Elymais

  • Kingdom of Elymais 100-150AD Drachm

    Kingdom of Elymais 100-150AD Drachm

    A nice eagle on a largely unknown coin The Kingdom of Elymais, or Elamais sat at the head of the Persian Gulf, in what is today, part of Iran. It was basically surrounded by the massive Parthian Empire, and frequently fell under their control. Both Elymais and the Parthian Empire were previously part of the…