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356, Lot: 275. Estimate $150.
Sold for $300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SASANIAN KINGS. Ardaxšīr (Ardashir) I. AD 223/4-240. AR Drachm (24mm, 4.46 g, 9h). Mint C ("Ctesiphon"). Phase 3, circa AD 233/4-238/9. Bust right, wearing diadem (type G) and close-fitting headdress with korymbos and no earflaps / Fire altar (flames 1) with diadems (type G); pellet to left of altar shaft. SNS type IIIa(4a)/3c(2b) (pl. 10, 153 var. [no pellet]); Sunrise 714 var. (flames type). VF, lightly toned.