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ID number:  BIRBI-S0180
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Istanbul Sasanian Hoard.
Maker:  Varhran V; Uncertain mint
Denomination:  Chalkous
Culture:  Sasanian
Date made:  420-438
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  1.89
Axis (degrees):  90.00
Provenance:  Whitting 6122, A. H. Baldwin, 14th July 1968.
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Description:  Obverse: Varhran V, facing r. on frontal bust, within three solid concentric borders. Rev: Fire altar with two attendants, within three solid concentric borders.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None visible. Reverse: None visible.

Bibliography:  SNS 3.1.Obv.Ia.Rev.1.

3 Related People

Varhran V
Sasanian

438
Uncertain mint



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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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