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Ex. Gert Cleff Collection.

Lot 114: SASANIAN KINGS, Shapur I. AD. 240-272. AR Obol.

AUCTION:  Pars Coins Auction - Sale 48

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SASANIAN KINGS; Shapur I. AD. 240-272. AR Obol (0.81 gm; 14 mm). Mint I (“Ctesiphon”), phase 1b, ca. AD 244- 252/3. Bust of Shapur I right, wearing diadem and mural crown with korymbos / Fire altar, flanked by two attendants wearing mural crowns, symbol on altar shaft. SNS type IIc/1a, style A, group d, pl. 22, 20-25; Göbl type I/1; cf Paruck 73; Saeedi 85; Sunrise 735. Sharply struck on a nice full flan. Choice Good EF. Nice old cabinet toning. Ex. Gert Cleff Collection. Wonderful example for the issue.
Lot Details
  • Offered By: Pars Coins
  • Lot #: 114
  • Listing #: 1100618
  • Closed: Thursday, July 18, 2024 11:37:40 AM CT
  • Estimate: $400