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Sassanian - Hormozd

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Sassanian - Hormozd II


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SASSANIAN KINGS. Hormozd II. 303-309 AD. AR Drachm (4.08 gm; 27 mm). He assumed a crown very similar to that of Bahrām II, representing the varəγna, the royal falcon. Bust right, wearing eagle crown with korymbos; pseudo-legend around / Fire altar with ribbon and bust in flames; flanked by two attendants, the left wearing crown with korymbos, the other wearing mural crown; pseudo-legends at sides. Cf. SNS type Ia/3a; cf. Gobl type I/1a var.; Numismatic Art of Persia, The Sunrise Collection 815. Struck on a nice full flan. Choice EF with iridescent toning. Rare.
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