Sasanian Empire - Drachm Khosrow II (590-628 AD) MY RY 8

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OBVERSE : GDH(Glory/Splendor) AFZUT(Increase) / HWSLWY(Khosro)

Shah crowned bust right.

REVERSE : twmn' (8) / MY (Meshan)

Zoroastrian altar flanked by two guards.

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Beautiful Sasanian drachm in the name of Khosrow II Parviz (590-628 AD).
It was struck in the 11th year of his reign (597-598 AD) in the mint of Meshan.
Issued before a coup d'etat lead by Phocas against Maurice in Constantinople that triggered the Persian-Byzantine war (602-628 AD).
Meanwhile in Arabia, born an important man for the future of Iran: Ali ibn Abi Talib.

 
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NumismaticOriental
CountrySasanian Empire
RulerKhosrow II
Date8 of the regnal year (597-598 AD)
DenominationDrachm
MetalSilver
MintMeshan
Weight4.13 g
Diameter31 mm * 33 mm
Axis3 h
GradeVF (Very Fine)

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Sasanian Empire - Drachm Khosrow II (590-628 AD) MY RY 8

OBVERSE : GDH(Glory/Splendor) AFZUT(Increase) / HWSLWY(Khosro)

Shah crowned bust right.

REVERSE : twmn' (8) / MY (Meshan)

Zoroastrian altar flanked by two guards.

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