Shapur I AE Tetradrachm, GVF, RARE, 240 - 244 C.E.

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SHAPUR I, AR SASSANIAN DRACHM, 241 - 272 C.E. 

Gobl type II/1, Paruck 95, Sunrise 731, Good Very Fine, 27.7mm, 10.62 grams, Struck 240 - 244 C.E. Ctesiphon Mint.  Obverse: Bust of Shapur right, wearing diadem and mural crown with korymbos  Reverse: Fire altar; flanked by two attendants wearing diadems and mural crowns.

Quite A RARE coin and VERY NICE for type with an attractive portrait. A Coin that competes with Sunrise collection #731 especially on obverse!