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CNG 103, Lot: 499. Estimate $200.
Sold for $200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SASANIAN KINGS. Ardaxšīr (Ardashir) I. AD 223/4-240. AR Drachm (25mm, 4.35 g, 3h). Mint C ("Ctesiphon"). Phase 3, circa AD 233/4-238/9. Bust right, wearing diadem (type R) and close-fitting headdress with korymbos and no earflaps / Fire altar (flames 2) with diadems (type G); pellet on altar. SNS type IIIa(4a)/3a(2b); Sunrise –. EF, minor areas of toning, minor die rust, hairline flan crack.

From the K. Grzesiak Collection. Ex Pegasi VII (15 October 2002), lot 231.