Sassanian. Hormazd II, AD 302 to 309. Silver drachm.

Ancient Coins - Sassanian. Hormazd II, AD 302 to 309. Silver drachm.
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Denomination : Silver Drachm.

Mint & Date : This issue does not have mint or date marks.

Size : 28.3 x 28.8 mm.  Weight : 4.55 grams.

This is an exceptionally heavy example, on a slightly larger than normal flan.

Reference : Mitchiner Ancient #864 var.

Grade : VF but very well centered on a slightly large flan.

Obverse : Head of Hormazd right, wearing his distinctive eagle headdress, with an inscription naming him around.

Reverse : Fire altar flanked by two attendants, with the bust of Ahuramazda in the flames, with Sassanid inscriptions to the left and right which transliterates roughly to NURA ZI AURAMAZDI.

Price SKU: vcoin3738
US$ 115.00
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  • CAD 152.18

Rates for: 07/20/18

Ships from: Canada
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