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ID number:  BIRBI-WH0095
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Shapur III
Denomination:  Chalkous
Culture:  Sasanian
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.5
Weight (g):  2.12
Axis (degrees):  90.00
Provenance:  Whitting 6131, A. H. Baldwin, 7th September 1968.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Shapur III with accentuated crown. Reverse: Fire altar with attendants, figure in altar flames.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: Pahalvi legend, illegible. Reverse: Pahlavi legend, illegible.

2 Related People

Shapur III
Sasanian


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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