SASANIAN KINGS. Šābuhr (Shahpur) I.
|CNG 90, Lot: 890. Estimate $400.
Sold for $240. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AD 240-272. AR Obol (14mm, 0.67 g, 3h). Mint I (“Ctesiphon”). Phase 2, circa AD 260-272. Bust right, wearing diadem (type 3) and mural crown with korymbos
/ Fire altar; flanked by two attendants wearing mural crowns. SNS type IIc/1a, style A, indeterminate group (pl. 22, 45 [same dies]); Göbl type I/1; Saeedi -; Sunrise -. EF, attractively toned. A well struck example.