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91000468
CNG 91, Lot: 468. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $1700. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KUSHANO-SASANIANS. Pērōz (Fīrūz) I. Circa AD 246-285. AV Dinar (28mm, 7.75 g, 12h). Kabul mint. Peroz standing left, wearing lion-head crown with korymbos and ribbons, flames at shoulders, holding trident and sacrificing at altar; to left, filleted trident standard, Buddhist triratana (“Three Jewels”) to right; at feet, pellet to right of altar; between legs, pellet above swastika; triple pellets below left upper arm / Siva standing facing (no ground line), holding trident; behind, the bull Nandi standing left. Carter 25; Cribb 2; MK 705; Sunrise 1016. EF, obverse weakly stuck, minute traces of deposits.