obolos 13
15 June 2019
Lot 482
SASANIAN KINGS. Ardashir I, 223/4-240. Tetradrachm (Billon, 26.5 mm, 13.72 g, 9 h), Mint C (Ctesiphon"), Phase 2c, circa 226/7-228/30. Diademed and draped bust of Ardashir I to right wearing tiara decorated with a star. Rev. Diademed fire altar. Göbl 7. Sunrise 700. Well centered and struck on a broad flan. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 483
SASANIAN KINGS. Ardaxšīr (Ardashir) I, 223/4-240. Drachm (Silver, 20 mm, 1.96 g, 3 h), Ctesiphon, 233/4-238/9. Pehlevi inscription Diademed bust of Ardashir to right wearing close-fitting headdress with globular crest and korymbos. Rev. Pehlevi inscription Fire altar with pellet to left. Göbl type III/2/2. Saeedi 49. SNS type IIIa(4a)/3a(2b) (pl. 10, 153). Sunrise 714. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 486
INDIA, Kushan Empire. Kujula Kadphises, Circa 50-90. Obol (Silver, 12 mm, 0.52 g, 12 h), 'Heraus' type, uncertain mint in Tajikistan. Diademed and draped bust to right. Rev. "Heraios" standing right. ANS Kushan 38-42. Cribb, Heraus 59. A well centered example. Some uncleaned deposits, as found, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 774
CENTRAL ASIAN, Chach. Nirtanak, Circa 700 AD. Pashiz (Bronze, 22.5 mm, 2.29 g, 5 h). Crowned bust facing, turned slightly to right; crescent above crown; swastika in field to right. Rev. Sogdian legend around Tamgha. Shagalov & Kuznetsov 6.2. Zeno 20530. Scarce, especially so legible. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 120 CHF
Lot 826
SASANIAN KINGS. Circa 6th- 7th century AD. (Silver, 48.00 g). Lot of Twelve (12) Sassanian Drachms mostly of Khosroes II 590-628. An attractive group with residual luster and fresh looking surfaces. Good very fine with some better. A fine lot. Sold as is, no returns (12).
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 120 CHF