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Live auction - bgr_705675 - SASANIAN - SASANIAN KINGDOM - SHAPUR II Drachme

SASANIAN - SASANIAN KINGDOM - SHAPUR II Drachme AU
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bgr_705675
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Type : Drachme
Date: c. 320
Mint name / Town : Atelier indéterminé
Metal : silver
Diameter : 23 mm
Orientation dies : 3 h.
Weight : 4,27 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Superbe exemplaire sur un flan idéalement centré des deux côtés. Revers de toute beauté, finement détaillé. Patine grise de collection avec des reflets bleutés
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : LÉGENDE EN PEHLVI.
Obverse description : Buste de Sapor II (Chapour) à droite, coiffé de sa couronne.
Obverse translation : (Adorateur de Mazda, le divin Shapur, Roi des Rois d’Iran qui est issu des Dieux).

Reverse


Reverse legend : LÉGENDE EN PEHLVI.
Reverse description : Autel allumé entouré de deux rubans.
Reverse translation : (Le feu de Shapur).

Commentary


Type rare, sans les servants au revers, que nous présentons pour la première fois à la vente ! .

Historical background


Sassanid - UNITED Sassanid - SAPOR II (Shapur)

(309-379)

Sapor II is the grand-son of Narses (293-302), the unfortunate opponent of Diocletian and Galerius. He is the younger son of Hormazd II (303-309) and brother Ardashir II (379-383), who succeeded him. The reign of Shapur II is one of the longest in the Sasanian history, nearly seventy years. He must fight against the Romans, Constantine I in Valentinian I, with varying success. It must recognize Hanniballien as king of Armenia (335). But after the disastrous campaign of Julian II where it is death (363), his successor Jovian must sign an advantageous truce for the Sasanian. To the east, it faces the Kushans who become his vassals. Under his reign, persecution against Jews and Christians show.

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