ARDESHIR I AR DRACHM, 226 - 240 C.E.
Gobl II III/2/2 ,Extremely Fine, 26.6mm, 4.24 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 sharp and well struck early Sassanian drachm!
Sassania is the Bavel where the Babylonian Talmud was redacted. Ardashir was the first Sassanian king during the Amoraic period.