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CNG 106, Lot: 596. Estimate $200.
Sold for $130. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KUSHANO-SASANIANS. Ardaxšīr (Ardashir) (I–II). Circa AD 230-245. Æ Chalkous (21mm, 2.90 g, 9h). Main mint in Baktria (Balkh?). Crowned bust right; control mark to right / Anahit seated facing under domed canopy, holding wreath and scepter. MK 1028; cf. ANS Kushan 2149 (for control mark); Donum Burns 831-46. EF, brown patina, some weakness of strike.

From the Dr. Wilfried Pieper Collection.