Item #2083 Sasanian, Kavad I, second reign (AD 498-531), AR drachm, BYSH for Bishapur mint, dated AD 522, Gobl SN III/2 (plate XI/190) Sellwood 52var.

Ancient Coins -   Item #2083 Sasanian, Kavad I, second reign (AD 498-531), AR drachm, BYSH for Bishapur mint, dated AD 522, Gobl SN III/2 (plate XI/190) Sellwood 52var.
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Ruler�s name & Her Reign: Kavad I, second reign (AD 498-531)

Mint: BYSH for Bishapur in Iran

Metal & Denomination: silver drachm

Date: YR 35 (AD 522)
Size: 27 mm
Weight: 3.88 gr.

Obverse: bust of the king right, with a single star on each side of his head.

Reverse: fire-attendants on each side of alter, star and crescent on each side of the flame; date (left) and mint (right) of them..

References: Mitchiner ACW 1020, Sellwood ISC 52v. (type II), Gobl SN III/2 (plate XI/190)

Notes: Kavadwas son of Peroz I. Possible short reign/investiture 484 AD; 1st reign,488 - 496 AD (interrupted by Zamasp); 2nd reign 498/9 - 531 AD. Hisson, Khusrow I (Anoshirvan) followed him from AD531-579. For information regarding Kavad I (2nd reign) coins, please visit: http://www.grifterrec.com/coins/sasania/sas_kavI_1b.html

Price SKU: 2083
US$ 60.00
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Rates for: 01/16/18

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