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HLYDY (Herat) mint. Rare.

Lot 117: SASANIAN KINGS, Varahran (Bahram) IV. AR Drachm. Rare.

AUCTION:  Pars Coins Auction - Sale 48

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Description
SASANIAN KINGS; Varahran (Bahram) IV (AD 388-399). AR Drachm (4.08 gm; 25 mm). HLYDY (Herat) mint. Struck circa AD 389-394. Bust right, wearing winged merlon crown with korymbos / Fire altar with ribbons and bust right (no flames); flanked by two attendants; UdU:J on altar shaft. SNS type Ia1/2a (pl. 39, 42); Göbl type I/1; Mochiri 89; Paruck -; Saeedi -; Sunrise 889. Minor hairline scratch on obverse field. Choice EF. Nice old cabinet toning. Rare.
Lot Details
  • Offered By: Pars Coins
  • Lot #: 117
  • Listing #: 1100684
  • Closed: Thursday, July 18, 2024 11:38:40 AM CT
  • Estimate: $650