SASANIAN KINGS. Ardashir I, 223/4-240. Drachm (Silver, 26 mm, 4.16 g, 2 h), 'Ktesiphon'. Draped bust of Ardashir I to right, wearing elaborate crown with korymbos. Rev. Fire altar with diadems; pellet to left of altar shaft. Göbl pl. 1, 10. SNS type V (4a)/3a(2b). Some scratches on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
From an American collection of Oriental Greek and Central Asian coins.