SASANIAN KINGS. Šābuhr (Shahpur) III.
|Triton XIV, Lot: 494. Estimate $300.
Sold for $550. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AD 383-388. AR Drachm (25mm, 4.06 g, 9h). Mint X. Bust right, wearing flat-topped crown decorated with palmettes in arches and surmounted with korymbos
/ Fire altar with ribbons and bust wearing flat-topped crown right in flames; flanked by two attendants, each wearing flat-topped crown with korymbos
; “l’st” on altar shaft. Cf. SNS III Type Ib1/1b 33 and A21; Göbl -; Paruck -; Saeedi -; cf. CNG 81, 745. Near EF, areas of light toning. Excellent metal quality. Very rare.
From the William B. Warden, Jr. Collection.