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Shapur I Drachm

NZD $190


Silver drachm struck by the Sassanian
King Shapur I AD 241-272

Pahlavi legend around bust of Shapur
Rev. Fire altar with two attendants

Sellwood 12; Gobl I/1; Mitchener 809-819

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The Sassanians were Zaroastrians
from Pre-Islamic Persia.