SASANIAN KINGS. Šābuhr (Shahpur) I.
|CNG 90, Lot: 889. Estimate $300.
Sold for $190. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AD 240-272. AR Obol (13mm, 0.61 g, 3h). Mint I (“Ctesiphon”). Phase 1b, circa AD 244-252/3. Bust right, wearing diadem (type 2) and mural crown with korymbos
/ Fire altar; flanked by two attendants wearing mural crowns; taurus symbol on shaft. SNS type IIc/1a, style A, group d (pl. 22, 25 [same dies]); Göbl type I/1; Saeedi 85; Sunrise 736 (same dies). Near EF, toned.