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Numismatics
Ruler: Ardashir I, King of Iran, 180–242
Mint: Seleucia ad Tigrim
Artist: Unknown

Coin of Ardashir I from Seleucia ad Tigrim

A.D. 226–41

Copper

13.17 g, 3:00, 26.9 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.6000.2043
Geography: 
Made in Seleucia ad Tigrim, Mesopotamia
Culture: 
Persian
Period: 
3rd century A.D.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos, present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Library, New Haven Conn., 1938–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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