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Sale: Triton VII, Lot: 570. Estimate $3000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 12 January 2004. 
Sold For $6250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SASANIAN KINGS of PERSIA. Shahpur I. 241-272 AD. AV Dinar (7.37 gm). "The Mazda worshipper, the divine Shahpur, the king of kings of Iran who is descended from the Gods" in Pahlavi (crude), crowned and cuirassed bust right / "Fire of Shahpur" in Pahlavi (crude), fire altar with attendants; fravahr symbol (wreath) to left of flames. Göbl I/1; Paruck 81; Alram 687; MACW -; De Morgan pg. 665, 24 var. (no symbol). Good VF. [See color enlargement on plate 8] ($3000)

Ex Numismatic Fine Arts 14 (29 November 1984), lot 207.