Coin

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian
Sasanian, reign of Boran, daughter of Khusrau II
630–631


Dimensions

Overall: weight: 4.390 gm.

Accession Number

35.272

Medium or Technique

Gold

On View

Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)

Collections

Asia, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Boran, wearing round crown surmounted by spreading wings enclosing crescent and globe; earrings, necklace, crescent and star on robe at shoulder; grenetis. Inscribed. Reverse: Standing figure of Boran, wearing crown; crescent and star on either side; grenetis. Inscribed.

Provenance

By 1935: private collection; 1935: Given to the MFA by an anonymous donor in memory of Zoe Wilbour (1864-1885), 4 April 1935.
(Accession Date: April 4, 1935)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)