KINGS of PERSIS. Uncertain king I.
|CNG 90, Lot: 795. Estimate $500.
Sold for $300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
2nd century BC. AR Drachm (17mm, 3.55 g, 9h). Head right with very short beard, wearing diadem and kyrbasia surmounted by eagle; rosette on back of kyrbasia / Fire temple, Ahura-Mazda above; to left, king standing right; to right, standard surmounted by eagle. K&M 3/5 var. (crescent on back of kyrbasia); Alram 551 var. (same); Sunrise -; otherwise, unpublished. Good VF, lightly porous surfaces. Apparently unique variety with rosette on kyrbasia.