Kavad I, Second Reign, Sasanian King AD 499-531

Sunrise # 967 (this coin), SNS Type Ic/1a, Gobl Type III/1, Extremely Fine

Mint : Rev Ardashir or Rayshahr (Near current port of Bushehr in Persian Gulf). Regnal year : 25.


A fine example of a Kavad I drachm. The text written in front of the face in Pahlavi reads clockwise “Kavad Apzun” meaning “may God increase Kavad’s glory”. On the reverse, the mint abbreviation is written on the right and regnal year is on the left.