PEROZ, AR DRACHM, 457 - 484 C.E.
Gobl III/I, Extremely Fine, 28.5mm, 4.08 grams, DA (Darabjird) Mint
Obverse: Draped bust of Peroz I to right, wearing mural crown with two wings and korymbos set on crescent
Reverse: Fire altar with fluted pillar flanked by attendants, star and crescent above
A SUPERB example, LUSTROUS and DEEPLY STRUCK!
Peroz is also known in the Talmud as Peroz Reshia (the wicked Peroz). (Sassania is Bavel) He viciously persecuted both his Jewish and Christian subjects.