Lot 83. SASANIAN KINGS. Varhran (Bahram) II. AD. 276-293. AR Drachm.
SASANIAN KINGS. Varhran (Bahram) II. AD. 276-293. AR Drachm (3.52 gm; 28 mm). Jugate busts of king and queen facing right with Jackal headdress And crown prince facing left with jackal headress carrying xvarrah symbol / reverse; fire altar with attendants. (king and queen also interpreted as king and goddess Anahita conducting rites), Faravahar symbol on the left of flame, 3 dots on fire altar. 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 158; Saeedi 168; Sunrise 789var. Choice EF. Extremely rare.