Darayan II (also called Darius II; Aramaic: 𐡃‬𐡀𐡓𐡉‬‬𐡅‬ d’ryw) was king of Persis in the 1st century BC, a vassal state of the Parthian Empire. He was succeeded by his son Ardakhshir II. In the silver drachmas of Darayan II, on the obverse, the king is wearing a tiara with a crescent and star symbol, earflap, and decorated with precious stones. On the reverse, the king is facing a fire altar & holding a scepter, with an inscription in Aramaic d’ryw mlk' brh wtprdt mlk’ ("Darius the King, son of Wadfradad the King").

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  • Darayan II (also called Darius II; Aramaic: 𐡃‬𐡀𐡓𐡉‬‬𐡅‬ d’ryw) was king of Persis in the 1st century BC, a vassal state of the Parthian Empire. He was succeeded by his son Ardakhshir II. In the silver drachmas of Darayan II, on the obverse, the king is wearing a tiara with a crescent and star symbol, earflap, and decorated with precious stones. On the reverse, the king is facing a fire altar & holding a scepter, with an inscription in Aramaic d’ryw mlk' brh wtprdt mlk’ ("Darius the King, son of Wadfradad the King"). (en)
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  • Darayan II (also called Darius II; Aramaic: 𐡃‬𐡀𐡓𐡉‬‬𐡅‬ d’ryw) was king of Persis in the 1st century BC, a vassal state of the Parthian Empire. He was succeeded by his son Ardakhshir II. In the silver drachmas of Darayan II, on the obverse, the king is wearing a tiara with a crescent and star symbol, earflap, and decorated with precious stones. On the reverse, the king is facing a fire altar & holding a scepter, with an inscription in Aramaic d’ryw mlk' brh wtprdt mlk’ ("Darius the King, son of Wadfradad the King"). (en)
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  • Darayan II (en)
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