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Lot 177: SASANIAN KINGS. Shapur I, AD. 240-272. Billon drachm. Rare.

AUCTION:  Pars Coins Auction - Sale 31

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SASANIAN KINGS. Shapur I, AD. 240-272. Billon drachm (3.65 gm; 26 mm). Bust right, wearing diadem and mural crown with korymbos decorated with pellets surrounded by ring of pellets / Fire altar; flanked by two attendants wearing diadems (type 3b) and mural crowns. SNS type IIc/1a, style G; Göbl type I/1; Paruck -; Saeedi -; Sunrise 737var. Standard issue, no monogram or dots. Some porosity on both obverse and reverse. Overstruck on a Roman Antoninianus. Choice Good VF. Toned. Rare.
Lot Details
  • Offered By: Pars Coins
  • Lot #: 177
  • Listing #: 500452
  • Closed: Monday, October 31, 2022 11:58:40 AM CT
  • Estimate: $125