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10600540
CNG 106, Lot: 540. Estimate $300.
Sold for $600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of PERSIS. Baydād (Bagadat). Early 3rd century BC. AR Obol (11mm, 0.66 g, 11h). Istakhr (Persepolis) mint. Head right, with short beard, mustache, and earring, wearing kyrbasia with flaps tied behind / [b]gd[t (= “Baydād’) in Aramaic up left; traces of possible prtrk’ (= “frataraka”) in Aramaic down right, Baydād enthroned left, wearing long cloak and kyrbasia, holding sceptre and cup, standard to left. K&M –; cf. Alram 513 (hemidrachm); Sunrise –; BMC –; De Morgan –; Zeno –. VF, porous. Extremely rare, none on CoinArchives.


From the Nisa Collection.