Sale: 331  Lot: 101

Sasanian Kingdom. Ardashir I. A.D. 223/4-240. AR drachm. Mint B ("Hamadan").


Description

Sasanian Kingdom. Ardashir I. A.D. 223/4-240. AR drachm (26 mm, 4.30 g, 3 h). Mint B ("Hamadan"). Diademed bust of Ardashir I right, wearing close-fitting headdress with earflaps and with korymbos / Fire altar with diadems; no attendants, pellet to left and right of altar shaft. SNS type IIIa(4a)/3e; Göbl type III/1/2; cf. Sunrise 703. Great style and wonderfully toned. Choice extremely fine.

Previously sold in Triskeles 23, 276, but buyer never paid.


Auction URL: https://www.vauctions.com/APViewItem.asp?ID=41503

Auction Detail
 Current Bid US$ 855
 Starting Bid US$ 300
 Bids 16
 Ends Monday, July 16, 2018
1:33:20 PM