|Coins - Gold - Ancient|
|Realisation Price||4,600.00 USD|
Goldberg Auctioneers / NY International Coin Auction (#102) - 10/01/2018 / Judean City Coinage - Ancient Coins / Lot 384
Sasanian Kingdom. Shapur II. Gold Dinar (7.21 g), AD 309-379 VF Sasanian Kingdom. Shapur II. Gold Dinar (7.21 g), AD 309-379. Mint IV ("Western" mint), ca. AD 309-320. Bust of Shapur II right, wearing mural crown with korymbos. Fire altar with ribbon; flanked by two attendants, each wearing mural crown with korymbos; symbols flanking flames. SNS type Ia/1a2; MK -; Göbl type Ib/1; cf. Paruck 206 (uncertain mint); cf. Saeedi AV41 (uncertain mint); Saeedi -; Sunrise 833 (this coin). Signs of old cleaning and some file marks on edge. Very Fine. Estimated Value $2,000 From the Sunrise Collection: "There are no published gold issues for mint IV. Attribution is based on stylistic considerations and comparison with published drachms from this mint."