A beautifully toned tetradrachm of Baydād
Lot 235
KINGS OF PERSIS. Baydād (Bagadat), late 3rd or early 2nd century BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 17.02 g, 9 h). Head of Baydād to right, with short beard, mustache, and earring, wearing kyrbasia with flaps tied behind. Rev. Fire-temple of Ahura-Mazda; to left, Baydād standing right, his hands raised in adoration; to right, standard. Alram 515. Sunrise 560. Beautifully toned and with a bold and vigorous portrait. The reverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, about extremely fine.


From an American collection of Oriental Greek and Central Asian coins, ex Numismatica Ars Classica 88, 8 October 2015, 447.
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2500 CHF
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