University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:33-62-48
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sassanian
Provenience: Iran
Maker: Shapur II
Period: Sassanian Period
Date Made: 309-379 AD
Early Date: 309
Late Date: 379
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Silver
Iconography:Head
Shapur II
Fire Altar
Credit Line:Persian Expedition, Erich Schmidt, 1933

Description

Silver drachm. Obverse: Head of kings facing right within one or more rings. Reverse; fire altar and two attendants, also within one or more rings. Attributions are to Gubl (?). Very small.


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