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SASANIAN KINGS. Varhran (Bahram) II. AD. 276-293. AR Obol.


Description

SASANIAN KINGS. Varhran (Bahram) II. AD. 276-293. AR Obol (0.72 gm; 14 mm). Jugate busts of king and queen with horse headdress facing right and crown prince facing left with horse headdress without xvarrah symbol, reverse; fire altar with attendants, 2nd type without queen or goddess, Faravahar symbol on the left of flame, phrase Nur-a-z Varhran (Fire of Bahram) engraved in mirror image, extremely rare and EF for type. There are various debates as to the character of the headdress of the queen and crown prince SNS type VII/5; Göbl type X/3; Paruck -; Saeedi 174; Sunrise 793 var.(different reverse). Choice aEF / EF. Toned. Extremely Rare.

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Auction Detail
 Current Bid US$ 360
 Starting Bid US$ 300
 Bids 3
 Ends Monday, May 10, 2021
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