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Numismatics
Ruler: Shapur III, King of Iran, ruled 383–88, died 388
Mint: Persia
Artist: Unknown

1 Drachm of Shapur III from Persia

384–86

Silver

4.18 g, 3:00, 22.1 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001
2001.87.14024
Geography: 
Made in Persia
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Persian
Period: 
4th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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