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Live auction - bgr_793454 - SASANIAN - SASANIAN KINGDOM - HORMIZD II Drachme

SASANIAN - SASANIAN KINGDOM - HORMIZD II Drachme MS
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Estimate : 500 €
Price : 360 €
Maximum bid : 360 €
End of the sale : 24 January 2023 14:22:20
bidders : 2 bidders
Type : Drachme
Date: c. 302-309
Mint name / Town : Atelier indéterminé
Metal : silver
Diameter : 29,5 mm
Orientation dies : 3 h.
Weight : 4,35 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Magnifique exemplaire sur un flan large, idéalement centré. Superbe buste ainsi qu’un revers finement détaillé. Patine grise
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : INSCRIPTION EN PEHLVI.
Obverse description : Buste d’Hormizd II couronné à droite, surmonté d'un casque orné d’un rapace surmonté d’un globe.

Reverse


Reverse legend : INSCRIPTION EN PEHLVI.
Reverse description : Autel du feu orné d’une tête d’Ahuramazda entre deux prêtres, du Soleil à gauche et de la Lune à droite, entouré d'un grènetis perlé.

Commentary


Ce type semble plus rare que ne le laissent supposer les ouvrages généraux.

Historical background


SASANIAN - SASANIAN KINGDOM - HORMIZD II

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