Orodes II - Šāhanšāh of the Parthian Empire from 57 BC to 37 BC
Orodes II as the king of the Parthian Empire from 57 BC to 37 BC.

He was a son of Phraates III, whom he murdered in 57 BC, assisted by his brother Mithridates. He married a Greek Princess from the Kingdom of Commagene, called Laodice

Orodes' son Pacorus was himself later killed by Ventidius in 38 BC. Orodes, who was deeply afflicted by the death of his gallant son, appointed his son Phraates IV successor, but was soon afterwards killed by him. Plutarch relates that Orodes understood Greek very well.
Orodes II
King of Kings Orodes II of the Parthian Empire

(1) Orodes II 57-38 BC
Obverse: bearded and diademed bust left, wart on forehead, torque ends in griffin, star left, crescent over star right
Reverse: archer seated on throne right, wearing balshyk and cloak, holding bow, anchor with trident-like end behind; BAΣIΛEΩΣ BAΣIΛEΩN APΣAKOY EYEPΓETOY ΔIKAIOY EΠIΦANOYΣ ΦIΛEΛΛHNOΣ, (TA)
Ref: Shore 261, Sellwood 48.9, Sunrise 3...
(2) Orodes II 100-150 AD
Obverse: bearded head facing, wearing tiara; pellet inside crescent and anchor with double crossbar right
Reverse: dashes
Ref: vant Haaff 13.3.2-1A; BMC Arabia p....