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Coin Type: Silver drachm of the Sasanid Yazdgard II, 438-457 CE.
Mint and Date: Isfahan ?
Size and Weight: 27mm, 3.4g
Obverse: Facing bust, head right, wearing merlon crown inside dotted border.
Reverse: Fire altar with two tall attendants standing facing carrying tall staffs, all inside single dotted border.
Ref: Göbl SN, Yazdgard II, I/1 (Plate 10/160)
Provenance: Civitas Galleries (eBay), June 2006
BW Ref: 001 025 085
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