Lot 154

Ancient World Sassanian Empire Shapur I Ctesiphon Mint Gold Dinara


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 250000 - 275000
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Catalog Reference #
Göbl # Taf.2,21, Sellw. # S83
Metal Composition
Gold
Lot Grade/Condition
extra fine+
Diameter
21.13 mm
Weight
7.42 gms
Denomination
Dinara
Calendar/Year
240-270 AD

Ancient World, Sassanian Empire, Shapur I (240-270 AD), Gold Dinar, 7.42 gms, 21.13 mm, Ctesiphon Mint, Ctesiphon was an ancient Iranian city, located on the eastern bank of the Tigris & was the Sasanian capital city, Obverse: Diademed and robed bust of Shapur I with mural crown with korymbos to right, Reverse: Sassanian fire altar flanked by two attendants wearing mural crowns, symbol to left of flames, Göbl # Taf.2,21, Sellw. # S83, extra fine+, extremely rare.