Lot 285. Sasanian Kingdom. Yazdgard I. A.D. 399-420. AR drachm. AW (Ohrmazd-Ardaxsir).
Sasanian Kingdom. Yazdgard I. A.D. 399-420. AR drachm (24 mm, 4.17 g, 3 h). AW (Ohrmazd-Ardaxsir). Bust of Yazdgard I on floral ornament right, wearing mural crown with frontal crescent and korymbos / Fire altar with ribbons; flanked by two attendants; inscription on altar shaft and to right of flames. SNS type Ib1/1a (pl. 47, 14); Göbl type I/1; Mochiri 1135; Paruck -; Saeedi 232; Sunrise 898 (this coin). Lustrous surfaces and lightly toned. Superb extremely fine.