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Lot 110: SASANIAN KINGS, Ardashir I. AD 223/4-240. AR Drachm.

AUCTION:  Pars Coins Auction - Sale 48

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SASANIAN KINGS. Ardashir I. AD 223/4-240. AR Drachm (4.30 gm; 25 mm). Mint C ("Ctesiphon"), phase 3, Ca. AD 233/4-238/9. Bust of Ardashir I right, wearing diadem and close-fitting headdress with korymbos and no earflaps. Reverse: Fire altar with diadems. SNS type IIia(4a)/3a(2b); Göbl type III/2/2; Sunrise 715. Sharply struck on a nice full flan. Couple of minor die breaks on the reverse, otherwise a lovely strike. Choice Superb EF "Almost as Struck". Toned.
Lot Details
  • Offered By: Pars Coins
  • Lot #: 110
  • Listing #: 1100530
  • Closed: Thursday, July 18, 2024 11:36:20 AM CT
  • Estimate: $800