|Sale: CNG 70, Lot: 512. Estimate $200.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 21 September 2005.
Sold For $140. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
[Medieval] SASANIAN KINGS. Ardashir I.
223/4-240 AD. AR Drachm (3.84 g, 3h). Mint C ("Ctesiphon"). Phase 3, circa 228/30-238/9 AD. Crowned bust right, no earflap, [fravahr
symbol] (wreath) on shoulder / Fire altar with no attendants; pellet below. SNS Type IIIa(4a)/3a(2b) var. (no pellet); Göbl III/2 var. (same); Alram 670 var. (same). VF, minor traces of encrustation. Apparently unpublished with pellet. ($200)