SASANIAN KINGS. Bahram II, with Queen and Prince 4.
|Sale: CNG 75, Lot: 732. Estimate $500.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 23 May 2007.
Sold For $340. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AD 276-293. AR Drachm (3.76 g, 3h). Jugate busts right of Bahram, crowned, and his queen, wearing a bonnet with a griffin's head, facing the bust of his son (Prince 4) left, who wears a bonnet with an eagle’s head; fravahr on korymbos of Bahram; extra pellet on border at 3, 6, and 9 o’clock / Fire altar with attendants; fravahr and pellet flanking flames; three pellets on altar shaft. Cf. Göbl VII/2. Good VF, minor porosity. Rare variety with fravahr on korymbos and pellets.
Ex Peus 384 (2 November 2005), lot 430.