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    SASANIAN KINGDOM. Queen Buran (AD 630-631). AR drachm (33mm, 4.14 gm, 3h). VF. SK (Sakastān) mint. Dated Regnal Year 3 (AD 631). Bust of Queen Buran right, wearing crown with two wings and korymbos set on crescent; ribbon on left shoulder, crescent and ribbon on right; star and star-in-crescent flanking crown; Pahlavi script to left and right, double border, star-in-crescents in margin / Fire altar with ribbons; flanked by two attendants; star and crescent flanking flames; date to left, mint to right, triple border, star-in-crescents in margin. cf. Sunrise 1006 (Year 2).

    Coins of Queen Buran dated Year 3 may have been minted posthumously.


    Estimate: $500 - $700.

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    This lot is in: 1 - World & Ancient Coins Session
    (Lots 35001-36505) - 10:00 AM Central Time, Tuesday, January 15, 2019.
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