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ID:     74000501
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Ancient East
Region:     SASANIAN EMPIRE
Issuer:     Vistahm
Date Ruled:     AD 591/2-597
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Drachm
Weight:     4.08 g
Die Axis:     3 h
Obverse Description:     “Splendor prosperity” to left in Pahlavi, “Bistam victorious” to right, crowned bust right, crescents on shoulders, stars flanking crown
Reverse Description:     RY to left, mint to right, fire altar with attendants and ribbon; star and crescent flanking flames
Date On Coin:     3
Mint:     LD
Primary Reference:     Göbl I/1
Reference2:     Alram 912
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=96914
Grade:     Good VF, lightly toned.
Notes:     Sale: Triton X, Lot: 501