Laurel Certified Coins, Auction 3: Ancient, World and US Coins

Closes Thursday, July 7, 2022 11:00 AM CDT

Archive Lot Detail
Sale Number: 376  -  Pars Coins
Lot Number: 113

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Lot 113.  SASANIAN KINGS. Bahram (Varhran) IV, (388-399 AD). PB (Lead) unit (3.61 gm; 17 mm). Obverse, Bahram's bust turning right, symbol of flower Iris in front of face. Reverse, fire altar with attendants and figure in the fire turning right, no mint or year, extremely rare. Flower "Iris" assciated with "Khordaad" and Khordaad Saal which is the birth of prophet Zoroaster. The associated meanings for this symbol are numerous including the development of symbol "Fluer de lis" associated with divine and purity as well as intellect. Iris Persica flower is a native flower of Persia/Iran. Well struck on a nice broad flan. Choice Good VF. Nice original find patina. Very Rare.

Estimate: US$ 200 

Lot is Closed
Closing PriceUS$ 125 
Closing DateMonday, June 27, 2022
11:37:20 AM CDT