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369, Lot: 350. Estimate $150.
Sold for $525. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

LOCAL ISSUES, Tokharistan. Yabghus of Baktria (Balkh). Mid 6th-early 7th century. AR Drachm (29mm, 3.95 g, 6h). Uncertain mint in Baktria or Zabulistan. Sasanian-style bust right, wearing Nezak-style crown; tamghas in-crescents in outer margins / Fire altar flanked by attendants; star and crescent flanking flames. Göbl, Dokumente, Em. 265A. VF, toned, a few light deposits. Rare.

From the collection of David Sellar MVO, former Lord Lyon King of Arms.