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

Lot nuber 568

SASANIAN KINGS. Vahrām (Bahram) II. AD 276-293. AR Drachm (26mm, 4.29 g, 3h). Style B. Hamadan mint. Phase I.


Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I
Lot: 568.
 Estimated: $ 1 000

Central Asian, Silver

Sold For $ 1 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SASANIAN KINGS. Vahrām (Bahram) II. AD 276-293. AR Drachm (26mm, 4.29 g, 3h). Style B. Hamadan mint. Phase I. ’yry mzdysn bgy wrhr’n MRK’ ’yr’n w ’nyr’n MNW ctry MN yzd’n in Pahlavi, bust right, wearing winged crown with korymbos; triple pellets above wing / wrhr’n in Pahlavi on left, nwr’ zy in Pahlavi on right, fire altar; flanked by two attendants, the left wearing winged crown with korymbos, the right with mural crown; on uppermost tier of altaron uppermost tier of altar, • (downturned crescent) •. SNS type I(2)/1(1a), Style B; Göbl type I/1; Paruck –; Saeedi -; Sunrise 768. Lightly toned. EF. Well struck, excellent metal. Rare. Attrative in hand.

From the M.J.W Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 90 (23 May 2012), lot 894.


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.