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Lot 172: SASANIAN KINGS. Yazdgird I, 399-420 AD. Æ. RRR

AUCTION:  Pars Coins Auction - Sale 30

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SASANIAN KINGS. Yazdgird I, 399-420 AD. Æ (2.37 gm; 14 mm). Obverse, letters in Pahlavi "Sh(a)MS" for shams (in arabic meaning sun) in front of face, reverse, fire altar with attendants and 9 iris flowers around the fire altar. "Yazdgird had close relationship with the Arab tribes bordering his empire in the southwest. He sent his son Bahram V to one of the Arab Chieftains loyal to the Sasanian court". Choice VF. Original find patina.
Lot Details
  • Offered By: Pars Coins
  • Lot #: 172
  • Listing #: 461142
  • Closed: Monday, September 26, 2022 11:57:00 AM CT
  • Estimate: $50