GREEK COINS Persis Vahbarz (Oborzos), governor, c. mid 3rd century BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26mm, 16.86g 1), Persepolis. Diademed head of Vahbarz to right, with luxuriant mustache and jutting beard; wearing kyrbasia or satrapal hat, with flap down to form a visor, and pendant earring. Rev. whwbrz prtrk’ZY ALHYA prs Fire Temple; to left, Vahbarz standing right in attitude of prayer; to right, standard. Alram 526. BMFA 2343. Rare. Nicely toned and with a powerful portrait in high relief. Flan very slightly tight, otherwise , extremely fine. From the Sunrise Collection.
|Price realized||9'600 CHF|
|Starting price||9'600 CHF|