SASANIAN KINGS of PERSIA. Shahpur II.
|Sale: Triton VII, Lot: 617. Estimate $3000.
Closing Date: Monday, 12 January 2004.
Sold For $4750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
309-379 AD. AV Reduced Dinar (4.20 gm). Kabul mint. "Shahpur" in Pahlavi, diademed and cuirassed bust right / No legend, fire altar with attendants and ribbon, bare-headed bust right in flames; Pahlavi legend on central column (unclear). Göbl, Kushan
1326; Göbl II/6a; Paruck 275; Alram 818; MACW 869; De Morgan pl. LVIII, 10 (Shahpur III). EF, very light smoothing in fields. Very rare. [See color enlargement on plate 8] ($3000)Ex Sotheby's (26 March 1973), lot 462.