Lot 170. SASANIAN KINGS. Shapur I (240-270 AD). Gold Dinar. Rare.
SASANIAN KINGS. Shapur I (240-270 AD). Gold Dinar (7.35 gm; 23 mm). Obverse standard portrait turning right with standard merlon crown with earflap over the ear. Reverse; Fire altar with attendants, Sunrise 739var. Finest style for the reign with full details on both obverse and reverse. Superb style. Choice Mint state. Rare.