SASANIAN KINGS. Shahpur II.
|Sale: CNG 81, Lot: 744. Estimate $1000.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 20 May 2009.
Sold For $2750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AD 309-379. AV Dinar (5.07 g, 3h). Mint IX (Kabul). Crowned bust right / Fire altar with ribbons and attendants; altar surmounted by crowned head right, trace of legend on altar shaft. SNS III Type Ib1/3a (unlisted die combination); Göbl type Ia/6a; Saeedi 54 var. (fire altar without attendants and bust) and cf. Saeedi 56. Good VF, hairline flan crack and minor flan flaw on reverse. Very rare.