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Lot 116: SASANIAN KINGS-Shapur II, 309-379 AD. AR Drachm. Extremely rare.

AUCTION:  Pars Coins Auction - Sale 48

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SASANIAN KINGS-Shapur II, 309-379 AD. AR Drachm (4.00 gm; 24 mm). Mint V (Sakastan), ca. AD 320-379. Bust of Shapur II right, wearing mural crown with korymbos and inner ribbon, large letter to right / Fire altar with ribbon and bust right in flames, flanked by two attendants, each wearing mural crown with korymbos. SNS type Ib1/3a (pl. 7, 92-4); MK 1297 (Mint VII); Göbl type Ia/6a; Mochiri 337; Paruck -; Saeedi -; Sunrise 837. Choice Superb. Lustrous. Lightly toned. Extremely rare.
Lot Details
  • Offered By: Pars Coins
  • Lot #: 116
  • Listing #: 1100662
  • Closed: Thursday, July 18, 2024 11:38:20 AM CT
  • Estimate: $300