KAVAD I AR DRACHM, FIRST REIGN
Gobl 183, CHOICE EF, 29.7mm, 4.07 grams, Struck Circa. 488 - 496 C.E.
Obverse: Bust of King crowned right Reverse: Fire altar flanked by attendants; fluted pillar.
A CHOICE, well struck & nicely centered example of Kavad's SCARCE "First Reign" type!
Sassania is the Bavel of the Talmud, where the Talmud was redacted