Ardashir I AR Drachm, Choice Toned Extremely Fine, 223 - 240 C.E.

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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.