Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian
Sasanian, reign of Bahram IV
Legacy dimension: weight: 3.970 grams
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Bahram IV: (obverse) bust of king r. winged crown surmounted by globe, diadem; legend illegible; (reverse) fire-altar on either side king facing altar holding sword erect; mint monogram on right of figure grenetis. Silver.
By 1932: with Kirkor Minassian; 1932: purchased by the MFA from Kirkor Minassian.*
(Accession date: January 11, 1932)
* Nine coins (32.15-23 were purchased as a group for $35.
Helen and Alice Colburn Fund