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Friday November 16 Arabian Empires 348 Shapur III (AD383-388) 5618 AR Drachm nd. (4.14 g.) (ZENO204944) - Obv: Bust of Shapur III right, wearing flat-topped crown with korymbos / Rev: Fire altar with ribbon and bust right in flames, flanked by two attendants, each wearing flat-topped crown with korymbos, inscription “rast(y)” (truthfulness) on altar shaft - VF/XF 70 Narseh (AD293-302) 5613 AR Drachm nd. (3.32 g.) (ZENO 205728) - Obv: 1st crown; interrupted legend, straight hair in two pleats / Rev: Diadem to left, Taurine symbol to right of altar flame, attendants wear swords or scabbards, 3 pellets on altar shaft - good VF 80 Hormazd II (302-309) 5614 AR Drachm (3.79 g.) (ZENO 205729) - Obv: Bearded bust right wearing eagle headdress with korymbos, continuous legend / Rev: Ahuramazda in flames above altar, facing left - good VF 40 Shapur II (AD309-379) 5615 AR Drachm nd. (Zeno205730-732) - Obv: Bearded bust to r., wearing turreted headdress, korymbos above / Rev: Fire altar with ‘rast’ (Just) on shaft. Bust of Ahuramazda, facing right, in flames above the altar - lot of 3 varieties, VF 40 5616 AR Obol nd. (0.51 g.) (ZENO 205725) - Obv: Taurine symbol in front / Rev: Fire altar, bust of Ahuramazda left in flames above - a.XF, very rare 70 Ardashir II (AD379-383) 5617 AR Drachm (3.79 g.) (ZENO 205717) - Obv: Bust right, wearing plain crown with korymbos and legend continuing below the bust / Rev: Fire altar with ribbons; flanked by two attendants, each wearing plain crown with korymbos - rare, VF 100 kavel TRUE Inzet Arabian Empires Parthians, Eastern Iran, local rulers of Merv and Khorasan Ardashir Mervshah, as Sasanian vassal at Merv 5600 AE Pashiz (2.85 g.) (Alram 1218A; ZENO 205722) - Obv: Bust facing right / Rev: Horseman left, derived from types of Shahpur I (AD241-272) - very rare, good VF, the horseman appears only on the copper coins from Merv 150 Sassanian Empire 5601 AE Pashiz (3.96 g.) Darabjird. Date in Yazdigerd Era, YE 67 (A-45.1 S; Gyselen type 106: ZENO 204932) - scarce, VF 40 5602 AE Pashiz ND (0.94 g.) (A-44F RR; Gyselen type 15; ZENO 204931) - Obv: Facing bust / Rev: Allah in Arabic above mint signature DA (Darabjird) in Pahlavi - very rare, VG-F 10 5603 Anonymous AE Pashiz (1.07 g.) Bishapur, ND (Gyselen type 7; ZENO 204926) - Obv: Facing bust with nimbus around the head / Rev: Body of a zebu with an human head wearing a winged crown - Fine, very rare 40 5604 Anonymous AE Pashiz (1.25 g.) Bishapur, ND (A-44 RR; Gyselen type 6; ZENO 204925) - Obv: Bust with two heads back to back / Rev: Body of a zebu with an human head wearing a winged crown - Fine, very rare 40 5605 Anonymous AE Pashiz (2.59 g.), Khusru style (A-K41? ; Gyselen type 86; ZENO 204924) - extremely rare, piercing on edge, other- wise good VF 150 5606 Anonymous local style AE Pashiz (2.69 g.), c. AH72-95 - Obv: Profile bust coarsely engraved / Rev: Pahlavi inscription with mint- name, Zaranj, in Arabic above (A-49 R; Gyselen, type 50; ZENO 204929) - rare, F 25 Ardashir I (224-241) 5607 AR Drachm ND (Gobl III/2/2 issue; ZENO 205719) - Obv: Close-fitting headdress with korymbos above / Rev: Fire altar with rib- bons; censers below, pellet on shaft - good VF 70 5608 Potin Tetradrachm nd. (13.03 g.) (MAC.784-6; ZENO 205720) - VF; Varhran II (276-293) AE unit (6.31 g.) (ZENO 205726) - VG (2) 40 Shapur I (241-272) 5609 AR Drachm (4.26 g.), Taurus symbol on the shaft of the altar (MAC.819) -Attractive gVF 60 5610 AR Drachm ND (2) (4.10 & 3.70 g.) (MAC 811-19; 205723-724) - Obv: Bearded bust of king right, wearing turreted headdress with ear flaps and korymbos above / Rev: Fire altar with two attendants facing outward holding spears good VF, one with some edge chip- ping 50 5611 AR Drachm nd. (4.44 g.) (MAC 811-19; ZENO 205721) - Obv: Bearded bust of king right, wearing turreted headdress with ear flaps and korymbos above / Rev: Fire altar with two attendants facing outward holding spears, no ornaments - a.XF 50 Varhran II (274-293) 5612 AR Drachm nd. (4.18 g.) (ZENO 205727) - Obv: King, Queen wearing a boar crown and Varathragna wearing eagle crown / Rev: Fire altar, diadem symbol in left field - some dark adhesives, otherwise VF 25 5600 5605 5607 5613 5616 5617 5618

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