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CNG 103, Lot: 515. Estimate $400.
Sold for $450. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SASANIAN KINGS. Vahrām (Bahram) II. AD 276-293. AR Drachm (27mm, 4.43 g, 2h). Style C. ‘Fars’ mint. Bust right, wearing winged crown with korymbos / Fire altar; flanked by two attendants, the left wearing winged crown, the right with mural crown, both with korymbos. SNS type I(1)/3(1b), Style C; Sunrise 769-70. Good VF, lightly toned, areas of minor roughness, hint of green deposits.

From the K. Grzesiak Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 61 (25 September 2002), lot 916.