Sale: 376  Lot: 99

SASANIAN KINGS. Shapur II, (309-379 AD). AR Obol. RRR.


SASANIAN KINGS. Shapur II, (309-379 AD). AR Obol (0.75 gm; 15 mm). Sunrise 839var. Obverse, Shapur’s bust turning right, no symbol or monogram, reverse, fire altar with attendants and figure in the altar, phrase “Raast” (Truth) on the base of altar, superb style and strike, mint of Ctesiphon or Persis (Istaxr). Lovely strike on anice broad flan. Choice EF. Toned. Extremely rare.

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 Current Bid US$ 390
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 Ends Monday, June 27, 2022
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