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ID number:  BIRBI-WH0084
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Shapur II
Denomination:  Chalkous
Culture:  Kushano-Sasanian
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  3.81
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3974, A. H. Baldwin, October 1961.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Shapur II profile view facing r., crowned . Reverse: Fire altar.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: þοβορο (Shapur). Reverse: none.

2 Related People

Shapur II
Sasanian
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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