Item #2075 Sasanian (Ancient Iran), Khosrow II (Khusru) II (AD 591-628), Very Rare (RR) AE 12 Nummi, Alexandria mint, circa 619 AD Persian Occupation of Egypt, XF+, VICTORY COIN!!

Ancient Coins - Item #2075 Sasanian (Ancient Iran), Khosrow II (Khusru) II (AD 591-628), Very Rare (RR) AE 12 Nummi, Alexandria mint, circa 619 AD Persian Occupation of Egypt, XF+, VICTORY COIN!!
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SASANIAN EMPIRE

Ruler�s name & His Reign: Khosrow II (AD 591-628) (Khusru II)
Mint: Alexandria (Egypt) circa AD 619
Metal & Denomination: AE 12 Nummi
Size:
23 mm.
Weight:
15.09 gr. (heaviest example I have seen!)
Obverse: Bust facing of the king beardless wearing a crown with a cross on the top with star to the left & a crescent to right.
Reverse:
 large I✝B. with ΑΛΕΣ for mint.
Reference: Sellwood #63, (type II)/ G�BL: SC VII/8 (plate 14) #222
Notes: This is an XF+ victory coin of Egypt by Khusru II (Parviz) over Roman Byzantine and his brief occupation of the area. Please notice the weight; it is one of the heaviest examples I have ever seen. Very impressive condition.
For more information on the Sasanian coins, please see the excellent site byThomas Mallon: http://www.grifterrec.com/coins/sasania/sasanian.html
Price SKU: 2075
US$ 375.00
  • € 308.19
  • £ 268.43
  • AUD 495.25
  • CHF 369.08
  • CAD 481.32

Rates for: 04/26/18

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