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Lot 4327    SESSION 16 (9.30AM FRIDAY 2ND AUGUST)    Ancient Gold Coins

Estimate $8,000

SASANIAN KING, Shapur II, (309-379), gold dinar, (7.30 g), Kabul mint type, obv. bust to right with crown, flowing hair type, rev. fire altar, text around, (Sellwood 31, cf.Gobl 1a/7 Pl.7, 107, Gobl 1309.4 ["Kushan Gold"] very similar dies). Light golden toning, extremely fine and rare.

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