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90100060
Sale: Nomos 10, Lot: 60. Estimate CHF12000. 
Closing Date: Sunday, 17 May 2015. 
Sold For CHF9600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PERSIS. Vahbarz (Oborzos), governor, c. mid 3rd century BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26mm, 16.86 g 1), Persepolis. Diademed head of Vahbarz to right, with luxuriant mustache and jutting beard; wearing kyrbasia or satrapal hat, with flap down to form a visor, and pendant earring. Rev. whwbrz prtrk�ZY ALHYA prs Fire Temple; to left, Vahbarz standing right in attitude of prayer; to right, standard. Alram 526. BMFA 2343. Rare. Nicely toned and with a powerful portrait in high relief. Flan very slightly tight, otherwise, extremely fine.


From the Sunrise Collection.