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360, Lot: 231. Estimate $100.
Sold for $60. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SASANIAN KINGS. Ohrmazd (Hormizd) IV. AD 579-590. AR Drachm (32mm, 3.69 g, 10h). BHL (Balkh) mint. Dated RY 11 (AD 590). Bust right; c/m: crowned head left, wearing earring; all within incuse / Fire altar with ribbons, flanked by attendants; star and crescent flanking flames; RY date to left; mint to right; two pellets in outer margin. Göbl Type I/1; Vondrovec, p. 422 and Type O. IV (examples with obverse countermark); Sunrise 972. Good Fine, toned, hairline flan crack, edge chipped.