Item #2074 Sasanian, Shapur I, AD 240-270, AE Unit (8-chalkoi) , Gobl SN I/1, similar to Sellwood type #13, UNIQUE LARGEST SASANIAN COIN recorded!!! HIGHLY COLLECTIBLE!!

Ancient Coins - Item #2074 Sasanian, Shapur I, AD 240-270, AE Unit (8-chalkoi) , Gobl SN I/1, similar to Sellwood type #13, UNIQUE LARGEST SASANIAN COIN recorded!!! HIGHLY COLLECTIBLE!!
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Ruler�s name & His Reign: Shapur I (AD 240-270)

Mint: No Mint recorded
Metal & Denomination: AE Unit, 8-chalkoi
Size: 31 X 27 mm.
Weight: 18.04 gr. (largest Sasanian unit ever recorded!)

Obverse: bust of the king right.

Reverse: with the usual Sasanian reverse, fire alter with attendants on either sides. 

References: Gobl SN I/1, similar to Sellwood type #13

Notes: Please note the grade of this coin is good very-fine and it is one of the finest pieces I have seen in copper!!

There is a similar piece on Sasanian Empire site, please see:http://www.grifterrec.com/coins/sasania/sas_rs/shap_I/i_sas_shapI_26v_rs_o.jpg

 

For further information regarding Shapur I's coins, please visit;http://www.grifterrec.com/coins/sasania/sas_shapI_1.html

Price SKU: 2074
US$ 225.00
  • € 183.60
  • £ 162.24
  • AUD 280.94
  • CHF 215.88
  • CAD 279.91

Rates for: 01/19/18

Ships from: Canada