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Lot 142: SASANIAN KINGS. Hormizd I, 272-273 AD. Æ. RRR.

AUCTION:  Pars Coins Auction - Sale 30

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SASANIAN KINGS. Hormizd I, 272-273 AD. Æ (2.54 gm; 17 mm). Obverse, Hormizd bust turning right with standard crown, reverse, fire altar with attendants with raising hands as part of ritual around the altar. "Generally, in ancient cultures Wheat branch symbol represented prosperity and growth as well as fertility". Well struck on a nice full flan. Choice VF. Nice original find green and earthen patina. Extremely rare.
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  • Offered By: Pars Coins
  • Lot #: 142
  • Listing #: 460482
  • Closed: Monday, September 26, 2022 11:47:00 AM CT
  • Estimate: $150