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Numismatics
Ruler: Shapur II, Sassanian King A.D. 309-379
Mint: Persia

Drachm of Shapur II, Sassanian King from Persia

309–79

Silver

3.49 g, 3:00, 26.8 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Professor Othniel Charles Marsh, B.A. 1860
2001.87.14021
Geography: 
Made in Persia
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Persian
Period: 
4th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Professor Othniel Charles Marsh, to about 1872; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1872 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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