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89001374
Triton XV, Lot: 1374. Estimate $5000.
Sold for $4250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SASANIAN KINGS. Šābuhr (Shahpur) II. AD 309-379. AV Dinar (21mm, 7.22 g, 3h). Sind mint. Pseudo-legend around , bust right, wearing mural crown with korymbos; uncertain symbol (chakra seen on end?) set on base to right; pseudo-legend around / pseudo-legends flanking flames, fire altar with ribbons. SNS III -; MK -; Paruck -; Göbl -; Senior, Coinage -; Senior, Some -; cf. Sunrise 880 (for version of symbol; Šābuhr III); otherwise, unpublished. VF, light porosity, minor traces of deposits, evidence of possible prior mounting. Unpublished with this obverse symbol. Unique.