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394, Lot: 339. Estimate $100.
Sold for $160. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SASANIAN KINGS. Husrav (Khosrau) II. AD 591-628. Silvered Æ Drachm (31mm, 2.54 g, 3h). Local issue. ART (Ardaxšir-xvarrah) mint. Dated RY 35 (AD 626). Crowned bust right / Fire altar flanked by attendants; RY date to left, mint signature to right; star and crescent flanking flames. Cf. SC Tehran 1733-40 (for type). VF, rough brown surfaces, hint of silvering.