Sasanian Empire, Khosrow II (591-628 CE), Dirham(C)

PERSIA-SASANIAN-KHUSRAUII
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Sasanian Empire, Khosrow II (591-628 CE), Dirham(C)

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  • Order Code: PERSIA-SASANIAN-KHUSRAUII
  • Size: 26 - 33mm
  • Metal: Silver
  • Obverse: Khusrau II wears crown surmounted by globe
  • Reverse: Fire alter
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One of the last Sassanian kings Khusrau II (590-628 CE) appears on the obverse of this coin. When his friend and ally the Byzantine emperor Maurice was assassinated in 602, Khusrau embarked on an initially successful, protracted campaign of revenge again