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Sasanian Kingdom. Shapur I. A.D. 240-272. AV dinar. Mint I ("Ctesiphon"), ca. A.D. 260-272.


Description

Sasanian Kingdom. Shapur I. A.D. 240-272. AV dinar (21 mm, 7.34 g, 3 h). Mint I ("Ctesiphon"), ca. A.D. 260-272. Diademed bust of Shapur I right, wearing mural crown with korymbos / Fire altar flanked by two attendants standing gazing away from the fire, each wearing mural crown. SNS type IIc/1b, style P, group b; Göbl type 1/1; Saeedi AV5; Sunrise 739. Well centered and struck example with nice borders. Extremely fine.

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Auction Detail
 Current Bid US$ 3350
 Starting Bid US$ 1800
 Bids 8
 Ends Friday, December 15, 2017
12:24:20 PM