ARDESHIR I AR DRACHM, 226 - 240 C.E.
Gobl 10 III/1, Choice Extremely Fine, 25.4mm, 4.41 grams
Obverse: Crowned bust of King crowned right, wearing diadem and headress with Korymbos, inscription around
Reverse: Fire altar with diadems, flanked by attendants, fluted pillar, inscription around
A SUPERB example, very sharp and with beautiful toning!
Sassania is the Bavel where the Babylonian Talmud was redacted. Ardashir was the first Sassanian king during the Amoraic period.