OBVERSE : GDH(Glory/Splendor) AFZUT(Increase) / HWSLWY(Khosro)
Shah crowned bust right.
REVERSE : čḥlsyḥ (34) / BYSH (Bishapur)
Zoroastrian altar flanked by two guards.
Beautiful Sasanian drachm in the name Khosrow II Parviz (590-628 AD).
It was struck in the 34th year of his reign (613-614 AD) in th mint of Bishapur (Fars).
On this date begins the end of the Persian-Byzantine war (602-628 AD) with the advanced military of Heraclius against the Sassanid army.
At the same moment in Arabia take place the battle of Badr.
|Date||Regnal year 24 (613/614 AD)|
|Diameter||31 mm * 30 mm|
|Grade||VF (Very Fine)|