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Sasanian Drachma of Khusrau II

Date:
624/625
Geography:
Made in Darabjird
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Diam: 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm); thickness: 1/16 in. 0.1 cm; wt: 4 g
Classification:
Coins
Credit Line:
Foss Collection,
Not on view
Inscription: In Pahlavi, on obverse, left and right: Khusrau; may his glory increase; on reverse,
left and right: year 34; Da[rabjird ]
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition (7th–9th Century)," March 12, 2012–July 8, 2012.