About this artwork
The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the Sasanian king Sapor II, facing right.
On the back (reverse), a flaming pyre is shown between two standing figures.
Currently Off View
- Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium
- Coin Portraying King Sapor II
- Struck 309 CE–379 CE
- Diam. 2.8 cm; 4.20 g
- Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze