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

Lot nuber 567

SASANIAN KINGS. Vahrām (Bahram) I. AD 273-276. AV Dinar (22mm, 7.42 g, 3h). Style A/c. ‘Ctesiphon’ mint.


Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I
Lot: 567.
 Estimated: $ 7 500

Central Asian, Gold

Sold For $ 7 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SASANIAN KINGS. Vahrām (Bahram) I. AD 273-276. AV Dinar (22mm, 7.42 g, 3h). Style A/c. ‘Ctesiphon’ mint. mzdysn bgy wrhr’n MRK’n MRK’ ’yr’n MNW ctry MN yz[d’n] in Pahlavi, bust right, wearing diadem and radiate crown with korymbos; : flanking lowest ray / nwr’ zy in Pahlavi to left, wrhr’n in Pahlavi to right, fire altar; flanked by two attendants, the one on the left wears crown with korymbos, the other wears mural crown. SNS type I(1)/1ab(1a); Göbl type I/1; Paruck –; Saeedi –; Sunrise –; Heritage 3075, lot 32042 (same dies, but later die state). Traces of deposits on reverse, slight double strike. Good VF. Extremely rare, only two in CoinArchives, including this coin.

Ex Heritage 3054 (7 April 2017), 30180.


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.