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412, Lot: 337. Estimate $75.
Sold for $75. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SASANIAN KINGS. Yazdgird (Yazdgard) II. AD 438-457. AR Drachm (30mm, 4.02 g, 3h). Uncertain mint. Struck circa AD 439-447. Bust right, wearing mural crown with korymbos set on crescent and inner ribbon / Fire altar (flames 1) with ribbons; flanked by two attendants, each holding a staff; mint signature to right; l’s[t] in Pahlavi on altar shaft; ; nwky (new) in Pahlavi to right. SNS type Ib1/2b, Stilgruppe C; Sunrise –. Good VF, toned, light scratches, evidence of internal crystallization.

Ex Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 329 (25 June 2014), lot 225.