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Numismatics
Ruler: Shapur II, Sassanian King A.D. 309-379
Artist: Unknown

Drachm of Shapur II, Sassanian King

309–79

Silver

3.735 g, 3:00, 26 mm
The Ernest Collection in memory of Israel Myers
2007.182.472
Geography: 
Made in Sassanian Empire
Culture: 
Sassanian
Period: 
4th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Pearlman, El Cerrito, Calif., to about 2005; Anonymous, San Francisco, from about 2005 to 2007; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2007–June 30, 2008,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2008): 192.

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