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"The Mazda worshipper, the divine Shahpur"

Lot 167: SASANIAN KINGS. Shahpur I. 240-272 AD. Gold Dinar.

AUCTION:  Pars Coins Auction - Sale 36

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SASANIAN KINGS. Shahpur I. 240-272 AD. Gold Dinar (7.39 gm; 21 mm). Obverse, crowned and cuirassed bust right, Pahlavi text "The Mazda worshipper, the divine Shahpur, the king of kings of Iran who is descended from the Gods" in Pahlavi, two large dots above and below the crown's flowing ribbons, reverse, fire altar with attendants and text "Fire of Shahpur" in Pahlavi; fravahar symbol to left of flames. Göbl I/1; Paruck 81; Alram 687; MACW -; De Morgan pg. 665, 24 var.; Sunrise 740. Choice EF.
Lot Details
  • Offered By: Pars Coins
  • Lot #: 167
  • Listing #: 614805
  • Closed: Monday, March 27, 2023 11:55:20 AM CT
  • Estimate: $5,000