Pars Coins

Closes Monday, April 20, 2020 11:00 AM CDT

Archive Lot Detail
Sale Number: 346  -  Triskeles - Auction 31
Lot Number: 512

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Lot 512.  India, Sasanian empire in Sindh. Varahran V. Ca. A.D. 420-438. AV dinar (17 mm, 6.95 g). Bearded bust of king right, holding a flower; Brahmi legend Sri to right / Fire altar flanked by two attendants. Unpublished type. This specimen is an unpublished variety: the king is holding a flower to his nose. RRRR and possibly unique.

Sind was the furthest extent of Sassanian dominion in the Indian subcontinent. Very rare gold coins were issued under Varahran V (420-438 AD) by his local governors.

Estimate: US$ 1,500 

Lot is Closed
Closing PriceNot Available
Closing DateFriday, March 27, 2020
1:50:20 PM CDT