Coin

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian
Sasanian, reign of Ardashir I
A.D. 224–241


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: weight: 4.03 grams

Accession Number

1989.160

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)

Collections

Asia, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Coin depicting the portrait of the Sasanian king Ardashir I (224-241).

Provenance

By 1989: with Eshagh (Isaac) Sachai, Newton; 1989: purchased by the MFA from Mr. Sachai. (Accession date: May 22, 1989)

Credit Line

Morris and Louise Rosenthal Fund