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Sasanian coin, Iran,
A.D. 293–303

(reign of...

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Sasanian coin, Iran,
A.D. 293–303

(reign of Narses)



Obverse:  Bust of Narses wearing a crown
with three branches and streamers topped by a globe
with six dots.


Reverse:  Fire altar attended by king on left wearing crown and globe, holding a sword;
on right by priest with mural crown holding sword; left of fire frohar
symbol; right of fire taurus symbol.


Source: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston


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