Tag Archive for: First Reign

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Sasanian Empire, Silver Drachm (4.07g, 26.5 mm), AD 488-497

Kavad I, First Reign, Sasanian King AD 488-497 Sunrise # 959 (this coin), SNS Type I/1, Gobl Type I/1, Extremely Fine Mint: LD (City of Ray south of present day Tehran). . A fine example of a Kavad I silver drachm. Ray, the mint…
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Sasanian Empire, Silver Drachm (3.93, 27 mm), AD 488-497

Kavad I, First Reign, Sasanian King AD 488-497 Sunrise # 958, SNS Type I/1, Gobl Type I/1, Extremely Fine Mint: KA (Karian). . Kavad, also known as Kavadh and Qobud, was the son and successor of Peroz. He was considered a lion at…
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Parthian Kingdom, Billon Tetradrachm. (14.72 g), AD 50-54/5

Vologases I, First Reign, Parthian King AD 50-54/5 Sellwood 68.5; Shore 370; Sunrise 419 var. (date); DCA 634, Extremely Fine Seleukeia on the Tigris mint. Dated Dystros, SE Year 363 (February, AD 51). Diademed bust of Vologases left,…