|Coins - Gold - Ancient|
|Realisation Price||7,250.00 USD|
Goldberg Auctioneers / The Pre-Long Beach Auction (#62) - 30/01/2011 / Greek Continued / Lot 3151
Sasanian Kingdom. Shapur II, AD 309-379. Gold Dinar (6.95 g) minted at Kabul. EF Crowned bust right of Shapur II; inscription is pseudo-garbled as usual for this mint. Fire altar with ribbons. Göbl type 1a/6a; MK 1224; SNS III, type 1b/2a. Rare. Well-struck gold coins of the Sasanians are rarely encountered. This reverse type, without the two attendants, harkens to earlier kings. Estimated Value $4,000 - 5,000.