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Extremely Rare Shapur II Drachm, Ex Sunrise Collection
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Lot 282.  Sasanian Kingdom. Shapur II. A.D. 309-379. AR drachm. Mint IX (""Kabul""), ca. A.D. 320.

Sasanian Kingdom. Shapur II. A.D. 309-379. AR drachm (24 mm, 4.28 g, 3 h). Mint IX (""Kabul""), ca. A.D. 320. Bust of Shapur II right, wearing mural crown with korymbos and inner ribbon / Fire altar with ribbons, no attendants. SNS type Ib1/2a (pl. 8, 104); MK 1225 (Mint I); Göbl type Ia/7; Paruck 255; Saeedi -; NAP 843 (this coin). Lightly toned, well centered and excellent metal. Superb quality for this extremely rare variety lacking the attendants on the reverse. Choice extremely fine.

Ex Sunrise Collection.

Estimate: US$ 1,000 

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Current Bid:  US$ 600   
Starting Bid:  US$ 600 
High Bidder:  carnieres
Bid History:  1 Bid
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