A beautiful dinar of Shahpur I
Lot 1676
SASANIAN KINGS. Shahpur I, 240-272. Dinar (Gold, 22 mm, 7.23 g, 4 h), Mint C (Ktesiphon), circa 260-272. MZDYSN BGY ŠHPWHRY MRKAN MRKA 'YR'N MNW CTRY MN YZD'N ('Worshipper of Lord Mazda, 'God' Shahpur, King of Kings of Iran who has lineage from the Gods' in Pahlawi) Draped bust of Shahpur I to right, wearing mural crown with korymbos and earflaps. Rev. NWRA ZY ŠHPWHRY ('Fire of Shahpur' in Pahlawi) Fire altar flanked by two attendants wearing mural crowns. SNS I, type IIc/1b. Sunrise 739. A perfectly centered and very attractive example. Struck from a slightly worn reverse die, otherwise, extremely fine.
Starting price:
1000 CHF
Current bid:
1500 CHF
Bid increment:
100 CHF
Minimum bid:
1600 CHF
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Closing time: 22-May-21, 23:57:30 CEST
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