University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:33-62-60
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sassanian
Provenience: Iran
Manufacture Location: Ctesiphon
Maker: Chusro II
Period: Sassanian Period
Date Made: 590-628 AD
Early Date: 590
Late Date: 628
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Silver
Iconography:Head
Chusro II
Year
Credit Line:Persian Expedition, Erich Schmidt, 1933

Description

Silver drachm. Obverse: Head of king facing right within one or more rings. 0 II/r.3 Reverse: Year 35-624/5 Mint BBA(?) "the palace"- normaly Ctesiphone- but moved around). Pin hole.


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