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Sale: Triton VII, Lot: 599. Estimate $3000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 12 January 2004. 
Sold For $5000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SASANIAN KINGS of PERSIA. Bahram II, with Queen and Prince 4. 276-293 AD. AV Dinar (7.26 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 and presents wreath / "Fire of Bahram" in Pahlavi, fire altar with attendants, the right one presents wreath; fravahr (wreath) and taurus symbols flanking flames. Göbl X/3; Paruck 147; Alram 743; MACW -; De Morgan pg. 673, 49. Good VF. [See color enlargement on plate 8] ($3000)

Ex Peus 328 (2-4 May 1990), lot 328.