A nicely toned tetradrachm of Ardashir I
Lot 1237
SASANIAN KINGS. Ardashir I, 223/4-240. Tetradrachm (Billon, 26 mm, 13.76 g, 10 h), Mint C (Ktesiphon). MZDYSN BGY 'RTHŠTR MRKAN MRKA ('Worshipper of Lord Mazda, 'God' Ardashir, King of Kings' in Pahlawi) Draped bust of Ardashir I to right, wearing diadem, earflaps and tiara decorated with star. Rev. NWRA ZY 'RTHŠTR ('Fire of Ardashir' in Pahlawi) Fire altar with diadems. SNS I, pl. 3, 33 (same obverse die). Nicely toned. Flan crack, otherwise, good very fine.

From the Graeculus Collection, Peus 428, 28 April 2021, 476.
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420 CHF
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Closing time: 24-Feb-24, 22:18:00 CET
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