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

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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.