Lot 130: SASANIAN KINGS, Kavad I, first reign, (488-497 AD). AR Drachm. NI (Nihavand) mint.
AUCTION: Pars Coins (Auction 378)
- Sold Winning Bid: $48
- 1 Bid(s)
SASANIAN KINGS, Kavad I, first reign, (488-497 AD). AR Drachm (3.99 gm; 27 mm). Standard issue, reverse, mint, NI (Nihavand), king's name to the left. Bust right, wearing mural crown with frontal crescent and korymbos set on crescent, ribbons and crescents on shoulders; star behind crown / Fire altar with ribbons; flanked by two attendants; star and crescent flanking flames. SNS type I/1 (pl. 108, 35-6); Gobl type I/1; Paruck -; Saeedi -; Sunrise 958var. Choice FDC. Fully lustrous. Lightly toned.
- Offered By: Pars Coins
- Lot #: 130
- Listing #: 3535
- Closed: Friday, July 29, 2022 11:43:00 AM CT
- Estimate: $80