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    SASANIAN KINGDOM. Yazdgard III (AD 632-651). AR drachm (32mm, 4.12 gm, 3h). MS. Mint ST (Istakhr), Regnal Year 12. Crowned, bearded, bust of Yazdgard right, wearing simple earring and necklace / Fire altar between two attendants; star to left and crescent to right of flames. Rare. Göbl II/2; S. Tyler-Smith, 'Coinage in the name of Yazdgerd III (AD 632-651) and the Arab conquest of Iran', Numismatic Chronicle 2000, no. 127. For a similar coin see Heritage Auctions 3021, lot 21548 ($2000).


    Estimate: $800 - $1,200.

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