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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-WH0087
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Shapur II
Denomination:  Chalkous
Culture:  Sasanian
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  2.42
Axis (degrees):  0.00
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Shapur II profile view facing r., crowned . Reverse: Seated figure?, within arch, with two attendants.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: MZDYSNA ŠPHRY MRKAN (MAZDAYASNA ŠAPUHRI MALKAN/Mazda-worshipping Shapur King). Reverse: posssble blundered legend.

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