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Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 565

SASANIAN KINGS. Šābuhr (Shahpur) I. AD 240-272. AV Dinar (23mm, 7.25 g, 3h). Mint I ("Ctesiphon"). Phase 1b, circa AD 244-252/3.


Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I
Lot: 565.
 Estimated: $ 4 000

Central Asian, Gold

Sold For $ 5 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SASANIAN KINGS. Šābuhr (Shahpur) I. AD 240-272. AV Dinar (23mm, 7.25 g, 3h). Mint I ("Ctesiphon"). Phase 1b, circa AD 244-252/3. mzdysn bgy šhpwhry MRK’n MRK’ ’yr’n MNW ctry MN ya in Pahlavi, bust right, wearing diadem and mural crown with korymbos and ribbons / nwr’zy in Pahlavi to left, [š]hpwhr[y] in Pahlavi to right, fire altar; flanked by two attendants wearing mural crowns, each with korymbos. SNS type IIc/2a, style A ou Ater (?); Göbl type I/1 var. (no korymbos on rev.); cf. Saeedi AV9 (for obv.); Sunrise –; cf. CNG 111, lot 472 (for obv; same die); CNG 109, lot 406 (same dies); CNG E-391, lot 344 (same dies). Minor die rust. EF. Extremely rare, only two in CoinArchives.


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I will be held Tuesday afternoon, 14 January 2020 beginning at 2:00 PM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.