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
- Khorasan (Minted in)
- Struck 309 CE–379 CE
- Diam.: 2.8 cm (1 1/8 in.)
- Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze