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ID number:  BIRBI-WH0083
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Herat
Denomination:  Chalkous
Place made:  Asia: Afghanistan, Herat
Culture:  Kushano-Sasanian
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.1
Weight (g):  2.25
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 8016.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Shapur I? profile facing r., with korymbos on crown; single pellet border. Reverse: Figure standing in centre, Mitra?, leading horse l.; single pellet border.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: KUŠANŠAH. Reverse: None.

2 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Herat
Sasanian


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