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Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 1230. Estimate $5000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 January 2006. 
Sold For $5750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

[Medieval] SASANIAN KINGS. Shahpur II. 309-379 AD. AV Reduced Dinar (4.29 g, 4h). Mint IX (Kabul). Degraded Pahlavi legend, diademed bust right / Fire altar with attendants and ribbon, bare-headed bust right in flames; no legend on central column. SNS Type II/3a var. (legend on central column); Göbl II/6a; cf. Paruck 275-276; Alram 818; MACW -; De Morgan p. 694, 142 (Shahpur III) var. (same). Good VF, minor field marks on obverse. ($5000)