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Triton XIV, Lot: 527. Estimate $500.
Sold for $1200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SASANIAN KINGS. Vahrām (Bahram) VI. AD 590-591. AR Drachm (32mm, 4.13 g, 3h). WYHC (Weh-az-Amid-Kavad) mint. Dated RY 1 (AD 590). Bust right, wearing mural crown with frontal crescent and korymbos set on crescent, ribbons and crescents on shoulders; stars flanking crown; crescents in margin / Fire altar with ribbons; flanked by two attendants; star and crescent flanking flames, “‘ywky” on left, “wyhc” on right. Göbl type I/1; Mochiri -; Paruck -; Saeedi 271-272. EF. Very rare.

From the William B. Warden, Jr. Collection.