VAuctions > Pars Coins Sale 29Auction date: 29 August 2022
Lot number: 165

Price realized: Unsold
Lot description:


SASANIAN KINGS. Yazdgird I, 399-420 AD. Æ (2.33 gm; 16 mm). Yazdgird Bust turning right, letters in Pahlavi "Sh(a)MS"" (Shams in Arabic meaning the ""Sun"") in front of the face, reverse fire altar with attednants encircled by 11 stars. Number 11 is an unusual count unless it can be interpreted as the total of 7 Immortal of Zoroastrian religion called ""Amesha Spenta""(seven stars positioned closly from 6 to 12 o'clock and 4 other immortal elements standing for the nature's four element which are fire, water, earth and wind (4 stars located with slightly larger distance between them from 6 to 12 o'clock counterclockwise). Choice aEF. Original find patina. Extremely Rare. Yazdgird I, had a great relationship with Arab chieftains and Lakhmid kings that resided in southern Mesopotamia, and southern shore of Persian gulf including modern day Kuwait, Bahrain and Oman. He sent his successor Bahram (Varhran) V as a young man to Lakhmid ruler Al-Nu'man for rigorous training. Sasanians maintained a supportive and friendly relationship with Lakhmid Arabs until the time of Khosrau II when the Perso-Byzantine war began to expand and Persians removed Lakhmids thus removing the buffer zone they had for several centuries with Arabia. "

Starting price: 100 USD

Match 1:
VAuctions > Pars Coins Sale 32Auction date: 21 November 2022
Lot number: 143

Price realized: Unsold
Lot description:


SASANIAN KINGS. Yazdgird I, 399-420 AD. Æ (2.16 gm; 18 mm). Obverse, bust turning right with ear shape monogram in front of face, reverse, fire altar with attendants. Choice Fine / VF. Original find patina.
Estimate: 30 USD

Starting price: 18 USD

Match 2:
VAuctions > Pars Coins Sale 30Auction date: 26 September 2022
Lot number: 171

Price realized: 120 USD   (Approx. 124 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


SASANIAN KINGS. Yazdgird I, 399-420 AD. Æ (3.46 gm; 19 mm). Obverse, monogram of large dot and iris flower in front of face, crescent behind the head, reverse, fire altar with attendants, crescent and dots flanking the flame. Well struck on a nice broad flan. Choice Good VF. Extremely rare.

Starting price: 120 USD

Match 3:
VAuctions > Pars Coins Sale 30Auction date: 26 September 2022
Lot number: 172

Price realized: 30 USD   (Approx. 31 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


SASANIAN KINGS. Yazdgird I, 399-420 AD. Æ (2.37 gm; 14 mm). Obverse, letters in Pahlavi "Sh(a)MS" for shams (in arabic meaning sun) in front of face, reverse, fire altar with attendants and 9 iris flowers around the fire altar. "Yazdgird had close relationship with the Arab tribes bordering his empire in the southwest. He sent his son Bahram V to one of the Arab Chieftains loyal to the Sasanian court". Choice VF. Original find patina.

Starting price: 30 USD

Match 4:
VAuctions > Pars Coins Sale 30Auction date: 26 September 2022
Lot number: 173

Price realized: 60 USD   (Approx. 62 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


SASANIAN KINGS. Yazdgird I, 399-420 AD. Æ (2.88 gm; 20 mm). Obverse, letters in Pahlavi "Sh(a)MS" for shams (in arabic meaning sun) in front of face, reverse, fire altar with attendants and 6 iris flowers around the fire altar. "Yazdgird had close relationship with the Arab tribes bordering his empire in the southwest. He sent his son Bahram V to one of the Arab Chieftains loyal to the Sasanian court". Well struck on a nice broad medallic flan. Choice VF / EF. Nice original find patina.

Starting price: 60 USD

Match 5:
VAuctions > Pars Coins Sale 29Auction date: 29 August 2022
Lot number: 164

Price realized: Unsold
Lot description:


SASANIAN KINGS. Yazdgird I. 399-420 AD. Æ (1.67 gm; 15 mm). Yazdgird's bust to the right, monogram in front of face, reverse, crescents on both sides of flame/fire altar. Struck on a broad medallic flan. Choice Good VF. Original find patina.

Starting price: 80 USD