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Coin depicting the portrait of the Sasanian king Ardashir I (224-241).

Provenance

By 1989: with Eshagh (Isaac) Sachai, Newton; 1989: purchased by the MFA from Mr. Sachai. (Accession date: May 22, 1989)

Credit Line

Morris and Louise Rosenthal Fund

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian, Sasanian, reign of Ardashir I, A.D. 224–241

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: weight: 4.03 grams

Accession Number

1989.160

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins