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Drachma

Object Number:33-62-53
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sassanian
Provenience: Iran
Manufacture Location: KA.
Maker: Kavad I
Period: Sassanian Period
Date Made: 499-531 AD
Early Date: 499
Late Date: 531
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Silver
Iconography:Head
Kavad I
Year
Credit Line:Persian Expedition, Erich Schmidt, 1933

Description

Silver drachm. Observe: Head of king facing right within one or more rings. 0 III/r. 1. Reserve: Year 30-518 Mint KA-uncertain. Holed.

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