Sasanian Empire. Khusro II (AD 591-628). AR Drachm (30,83 mm, 4,09 gr), MR, Merv mint. Dated RY 37 (AD 627/8)

Description
Sasanian Empire. Khusro II (AD 591-628). AR Drachm (30,83 mm, 4,09 gr), MR, Merv mint. Dated RY 37 (AD 627/8)
Ungraded

Sasanian Kings. Husrav (Khosrau) II (AD 591-628). MR, Merv mint. Dated RY 37 (AD 627/8). AR Drachm (30 83 mm, 4,09 gr)

Obv: Bust right, wearing mural crown with frontal crescent, two wings, and star-in-crescent, ribbons and crescents on shoulders; star-in-crescents in outer margin

Rev: Fire altar with ribbons and attendants; star and crescent flanking flames, date to left, mint signature to right; star-in-crescents in outer margin

References: Cf. Göbl II/3

Diameter: 30 83 mm
Weight: 4,09 gr

Condition: EF

Lovely silver tone. Fantastic reliefs & details

For a better impression please see the images

Lot details
Culture/region
Sasanian Empire
Ruler/era
Khusro II (AD 591-628)
Metal
AR
Denomination
Drachm (30,83 mm, 4,09 gr)
Year/Period and Variation
MR, Merv mint. Dated RY 37 (AD 627/8)
Condition
Ungraded
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