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CNG 103, Lot: 522. Estimate $200.
Sold for $140. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SASANIAN KINGS. Ohrmazd (Hormizd) II. AD 303-309. AR Drachm (27mm, 4.45 g, 3h). Style A/3. Mint A (“Ctesiphon”). Bust right, wearing eagle crown with korymbos / Fire altar with ribbon and bust facing in flames; flanked by two attendants, the left wearing winged crown with korymbos, the other wearing mural crown; pellets flanking flames. SNS type Ia (zu 1, 2, 3, od. 4?)/3a (zu 1 od. 2); Sunrise –. Near EF, areas of light toning in devices, slightly weak strike on reverse.

From the K. Grzesiak Collection. Ex Cederlind 147 (17 July 2008), lot 98.