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CNG Feature Auction 117

Lot nuber 391

SASANIAN KINGS. Šābuhr (Shahpur) I. AD 240-272. AV Dinar (23mm, 7.04 g, 3h). Mint VI? ("Sakastan"?). Phase Ic, circa AD 251-258.


CNG Feature Auction 117
Lot: 391.

Closing Date: May 20 2021 11:00 ET

Central Asian featuring The Archytas Collection, Gold

Estimate: $ 3 000

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SASANIAN KINGS. Šābuhr (Shahpur) I. AD 240-272. AV Dinar (23mm, 7.04 g, 3h). Mint VI? ("Sakastan"?). Phase Ic, circa AD 251-258. mzdysn bgy šhpwhry MRK’n MRK’ ’yr’n MNW ctry MN ya (in Pahlavi), bust right, wearing diadem and mural crown with korymbos; korymbos decorated with alternating annulets and triple pellets; annultes on shoulders; crescent to upper right / nwr’zy (in Pahlavi) to left, šhpwhr y (in Pahlavi) to right, fire altar; flanked by two attendants, each wearing mural crown with ribbons and korymbos and holding staff surmounted by pellet-in-crescent; pellet-in-crescent on altar shaft. SNS type IIc/2b, style L; Göbl type I/1; Paruck ; Saeedi –; Sunrise –; Heritage 3054, lot 30179 (same dies, but later die state); Roma E-45, lot 383 (same dies, but later die state); Lanz 164, lot 105. Hint of deposits, struck with lightly rusty dies, mount removed. Good VF.


The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 117 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 19-20 May 2021. This lot is in Session 2, which begins 19 May 2021 at 2 PM ET.

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