SASANIAN KINGS. Vahrām (Bahram) II, with Queen and Prince 4.
|389, Lot: 436. Estimate $100.
Sold for $280. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AD 276-293. AR Drachm (27mm, 3.85 g, 3h). Uncertain ‘central’ mint. Jugate busts of Vahrām (Bahram), wearing winged crown with korymbos
, and his queen, wearing kolah
with boar’s head, right, vis-a-vis bust of Prince 4, presenting wreath and wearing kolah
with eagle’s head, left / Fire altar with ribbon; flanked by Bahram and his queen, holding ring; fravahr
to left of flames. SNS type VIIa(1)/5a(1b), style C; Sunrise 789. Good VF, traces of deposits, minor porosity, edges chipped.
From the Kallman Collection. Ex Pegasi XVIII (1 April 2008), lot 222.