SASANIAN KINGS. Vahrām (Bahram) IV.
|Triton XIV, Lot: 498. Estimate $300.
Sold for $1400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AD 388-399. AR Drachm (24mm, 4.25 g, 3h). AS (Aspahan or Aspanvar) mint. Bust right, wearing winged merlon crown with korymbos
/ Fire altar with ribbons and bust right (no flames); flanked by two attendants; “as” flanking altar shaft, “l’st” on altar shaft. Cf. SNS type Ia1/2a; cf. Göbl type I/1; cf. Mochiri 541; cf. Paruck 289; cf. Saeedi 224 (all refs. have mint signature to left of flames). EF.
From the William B. Warden, Jr. Collection.