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Sale: CNG 64, Lot: 531. Estimate $200. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 24 September 2003. 
Sold For $350. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ALCHON-NEZAK HUNS. Ghazna(?). Circa 600-620 AD. Billon Drachm (3.29 gm). Crowned bust right; crown topped with tridents / Fire altar with attendants; trident in flames, wheels at sides. Göbl, Hunnen Em. 225; Alram, "Alchon und Nezak zur geschichte der Iranischen Hunnen in Mittelasien," Atti dei Convegni Lincei 127 (1996), 76. Good VF. Unusually clear reverse; the trident in the flames is rarely visible. ($200)