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Sasanian Kingdom, King Xusro (Khusro) II Silver Drachm, 591- 628 AD

AR; 29mm/3.6gm

Obv/ Bust of King right, wearing elaborate winged crown, within double border decorated with star and crescent motifs at edge.

Rev/ Fire altar with two attendants, with star and crescent flanking altar flames, all within triple border decorated with star and crescent motifs at edge.

Con/ choice EF

Ref/ Gobl 210

Seller's Note/ All obverse details and legends are remarkably crisp. The portrait of the king is simply superb, right down to his pearl earring; the best we've ever presented.