SASANIAN KINGS of PERSIA. Varhran II.
|Sale: CNG 63, Lot: 896. Estimate $200.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 21 May 2003.
Sold For $1200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
276-293 AD. AR Drachm (3.86 gm). Conjoined busts of Varhran and consort, her crown topped with a boar's head; the smaller bust of a prince with an eagle crown, holding wreath before them / Fire altar flanked by attendants; control mark in upper left field. Göbl X/2. Good VF, cleaned, a few scratches on reverse. Rare hybrid, and of an interesting style. ($200)
Göbl lists this as a hybrid issue combining the obverse type X with the earlier reverse type 2.