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Lot 76: SASANIAN KINGS; Yazdgird I, 399-420 AD. Æ. Extremely Rare.

AUCTION:  Pars Coins Bargain eSale #17

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SASANIAN KINGS; Yazdgird I, 399-420 AD. Æ (1.91 gm; 16 mm). Obverse, Yazdgird bust with standard crown turning left, phrase in Pahlavi "Sh(a)MS" in front of face, reverse, fire altar at the center with 8 radiating Iris flowers (Flower of Persia) around it. Phrase "Sh(a)MS" is an Arabic word for Sun. Yazdgird I had very friendly relationship with all the Arab tribes and their leaders to the point that He sent his Son Bahram V to live and be trained by a prominent Arab chieftain. Brown patina. Choice VF / Good VF. Extremely rare in any condition.
Lot Details
  • Offered By: Pars Coins
  • Lot #: 76
  • Listing #: 982175
  • Closed: Thursday, April 11, 2024 11:25:00 AM CT
  • Estimate: $50