Lovely strike. Extremely Rare.
Lot 146: SASANIAN KINGS, Vistahm, (AD 591/2-597). AR Drachm. RD (Ray) mint, year 2.
AUCTION: Pars Coins (Auction 378)
- Sold Winning Bid: $900
- 1 Bid(s)
SASANIAN KINGS, Vistahm (Bistam) (AD 591/2-597). AR Drachm (4.07 gm; 35 mm). Mint RD (Ray) on the right and year 2 on the left. Bust right, wearing mural crown with frontal crescent and pellet-in-crescent set on crescent, ribbons and crescents on shoulders; stars flanking crown; pellets-increscents within crescents in margin / Fire altar with ribbons; flanked by two attendants; star and crescent flanking flames. Gobl type I/1 (pl. 13, 205); Mochiri 19; Paruck -; Saeedi 274; Sunrise 977. Lovely strike on a nice broad flan. Choice EF. Lightly toned. Extremely rare in any condition.
- Offered By: Pars Coins
- Lot #: 146
- Listing #: 3551
- Closed: Friday, July 29, 2022 11:48:20 AM CT
- Estimate: $1,500