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Coin

Fragment.

Provenance

1934, excavated at Rayy (Cheshmeh Ali Tepe, in present-day Iran), by the University Museum-M.F.A. Persian Expedition; 1935, assigned to the MFA as part of the division of excavated objects. (Accession Date: June 6, 1935)

Credit Line

University Museum—M. F. A. Persian Expedition

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian, Sasanian, early 3rd–mid 7th century

Findspot

Rayy, Iran

Accession Number

35.1080

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins