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Sale: Triton VII, Lot: 597. Estimate $300. 
Closing Date: Monday, 12 January 2004. 
Sold For $500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SASANIAN KINGS of PERSIA. Bahram II, with Queen and Prince 4. 276-293 AD. AR Drachm (4.20 gm). Degraded Pahlavi legend, jugate busts of Bahram, crowned and cuirassed, and his queen, wearing a bonnet with a boar's head and cuirass, right, facing the cuirassed bust of his son (Prince 4) left, who wears a bonnet with an eagle's head / Degraded Pahlavi legend, fire altar with attendants; fravahr symbol (wreath) to left of flames. Göbl VII/2; Paruck -; Alram 736; MACW 849; De Morgan pg. 673, 51. Toned, good VF, light scratch on Bahram's cheek. ($300)

Ex Schweizerische Kreditanstalt Liste 46 (September 1985), lot 55.