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CNG Feature Auction 117

Lot nuber 392

SASANIAN KINGS. Šābuhr (Shahpur) I. AD 240-272. AR Drachm (28mm, 4.24 g, 3h). Mint I (“Ctesiphon”). Phase 2, circa AD 260-272.


CNG Feature Auction 117
Lot: 392.

Closing Date: May 20 2021 11:00 ET

Central Asian, Silver

Estimate: $ 300

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SASANIAN KINGS. Šābuhr (Shahpur) I. AD 240-272. AR Drachm (28mm, 4.24 g, 3h). Mint I (“Ctesiphon”). Phase 2, circa AD 260-272. Bust right, wearing diadem and mural crown with korymbos and earflaps / Fire altar; flanked by two attendants wearing diadems (type 3a) and mural crowns; fravahr to left of flames. SNS type IIc/1b, style P, group d/1; Sunrise 741. Toned, areas of light die rust on obverse, small die break to left of fravahr. Good VF.

Ex K. Grzesiak Collection (Classical Numismatic Group 103, 14 September 2016), lot 505; Empire Coins FPL 46 (August 1989), no. 28.


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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