OBVERSE : GDH(Glory/Splendor) AFZUT(Increase) / HWSLWY(Khosro)
Shah crowned bust right.
REVERSE : čḥlwyst’v (24) / BYSH (Bishapur)
Zoroastrian altar flanked by two guards.
Beautiful Sasanian drachm in the name of Khosrow II Parviz (590-628 AD).
It was struck in the 24th year of his reign(613-614 AD) in th mint of Bishapur (Fars).
This coin was issued during the Persian-Byzantine(602-628 AD) war, exactly the year of the fall of Damascus in front of the armies of Khosrow II Parviz under General Shahrbaraz.
Meanwhile in Arabia begins the preaching of the prophet of Islam: Muhammad.
|Date||Regnal year 24 (613/614 AD)|
|Diameter||31 mm * 30 mm|
|Grade||VF (Very Fine)|