Sassanian silver coin, Khusro II, 590-628 AD, AR drachm

Ancient Coins - Sassanian silver coin, Khusro II, 590-628 AD, AR drachm
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Obverse:  draped bust of Khusru II right wearing winged tiara, star in crescent above
 
Reverse:  Fire altar with 3 attendants
  
31mm, 4.13 grams

Khusru II is (in)famous for taking the "true cross" from Jerusalem.  The ever present .....spoils of war .....

 

 

Price SKU: ark358
US$ 25.00
  • € 22.15
  • £ 18.86
  • AUD 35.52
  • CHF 23.07
  • CAD 31.98

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