One of the nicest examples we have seen.
Lot 147: SASANIAN KINGS, Kavad II. 628 AD. AR Drachm. Airan (Susa) mint, year 2. RRR.
AUCTION: Pars Coins (Auction 378)
- Sold Winning Bid: $750
- 1 Bid(s)
SASANIAN KINGS, Kavad II. 628 AD. AR Drachm (4.07 gm; 32 mm). Mint: Airan (Susa) on the right and year 2 on the left. Bust right, wearing mural crown with frontal crescent and korymbos set on crescent; ribbon on left shoulder, crescent and ribbon on right; stars flanking crown; star-in-crescents in margin / Fire altar with ribbons; flanked by two attendants; star and crescent flanking flames; star-in-crescents in margin. Malek, Kavad 31-50; Göbl type I/1 (pl 14, 226); Mochiri 925; Paruck -; Saeedi 290; Sunrise 991. Couple of minor die breaks. Lovely strike on a nice broad flan. Choice FDC. Lustrous. Extremely rare. Beautiful style. One of the nicest examples we have seen.
- Offered By: Pars Coins
- Lot #: 147
- Listing #: 3552
- Closed: Friday, July 29, 2022 11:48:40 AM CT
- Estimate: $1,250