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Obverse: Bust of Boran, wearing round crown surmounted by spreading wings enclosing crescent and globe; earrings, necklace, crescent and star on robe at shoulder; grenetis. Inscribed. Reverse: Standing figure of Boran, wearing crown; crescent and star on either side; grenetis. Inscribed.

Provenance

By 1935: private collection; 1935: Given to the MFA by an anonymous donor in memory of Zoe Wilbour (1864-1885), 4 April 1935. (Accession Date: April 4, 1935)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian, Sasanian, reign of Boran, daughter of Khusrau II, 630–631

Dimensions

Overall: weight: 4.390 gm.

Accession Number

35.272

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins