Sasanian Persian Drachm Coin Circa 488 – 497AD


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This here is a silver drachm coin from the Sassanid/Sasanian Empire of Persia.

This coin is from the time of King Kavad I.

The obverse shows a bust wearing a mural crown with a star in the left field and crescents over each shoulder.

The reverse shows a fire alter flanked by 2 attendants and crescents to either side of the flames.

Truly a great piece of history that would make a terrific addition to anybody’s collection.

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Weight 0.2 kg

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