Sassanian. Khusru II, AD 591-628. Silver Drachm with Turko-Hephthalite countermark.

Ancient Coins - Sassanian. Khusru II, AD 591-628. Silver Drachm with Turko-Hephthalite countermark.
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Denomination : Silver Drachm.  Mint : Csest mint. 

Date
: Year 11 (AD 01).

Size : 28.4 x 30.0 mm.  Weight : 3.09 grams (lighter than usual)

 Grade : The coin is gF, and the c/m is VF.

Obverse : Head of Khusru II right, with an inscription naming him around. There is a Turko-Hephthalite Bird countermark to the upper right of the portrait. 

Reverse : Fire altar flanked by two attendants with the mint mark to the right and the date mark to the left.  On the lower right of the reverse is an area where the metal has been scraped, which where the metal was tested  prior to the countermark being applied (most countermarked issues have these scrape marks).

Price SKU: VCOIN2855
US$ 57.50
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Rates for: 12/12/18

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