Asia, Persis, Kings of Persis, Vadfradad (Autophradates) I, 3rd Century BC, Tetradrachm, Istakhr (Persepolis), exceptional reverse


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Asia. Persis. Kings of Persis. Vadfradad (Autophradates) I. 3rd century BC. Tetradrachm (16,70 g. ; 33.9 mm). Istakhr (Persepolis) mint. Head right, with mustache and earring, wearing diadem and kyrbasia // Fire temple of Ahura-Mazda; above, half-figure of Ahura-Mazda; to left, Vadfradad standing right, bow set on ground before; standard to right. Alram 533; Klose/Müseler 2/17-18; Sunrise Coll. 568-571 var.

Impressive double striking on obverse but exceptionally detailed reverse. Good very fine / Extremely fine with beautiful patina

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