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Lot 102: SASANIAN KINGS. Hormizd II. 303-309 AD. AR Drachm.

AUCTION:  Sale 303

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  • Sold Winning Bid: $680
  • 23 Bid(s)

SASANIAN KINGS. Hormizd II. 303-309 AD. AR Drachm (27mm - 4.25 g). Bust of Hormizd II right, wearing eagle crown with korymbos / Fire altar with ribbons and bust right in flames; flanked by two attendants, the left wearing mural crown without korymbos, the other wearing eagle crown with korymbos. SNS type Ia/-; Göbl -; Sunrise -. EF, obverse and reverse die breaks, charming style and a nice flan.

Apparently unrecorded with the left hand attendant wearing only a mural crown. Despite the small die breaks, a coin of unusually fine style and quite attractive.

Lot Details
  • Offered By: VAuctions
  • Lot #: 102
  • Listing #: 179098
  • Closed: Friday, January 31, 2014 4:50:30 PM CT
  • Estimate: $200