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CNG 103, Lot: 528. Estimate $200.
Sold for $130. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SASANIAN KINGS. Šābuhr (Shahpur) II. AD 309-379. Æ Unit (23mm, 6.16 g, 4h). Mint V (Sakastān). Struck circa AD 320s. Bust right, wearing mural crown with korymbos; fravahr to right / Fire altar with ribbons and bust right in flames. SNS type Ib1/3a; MK 1296 (Mint VII [Osten/“N”]); Sunrise –. VF, red and brown patina, minor roughness.

From the K. Grzesiak Collection. Ex Ponterio 146 (25 April 2008), lot 1346.