• Associated people

    Hārūn al-Rashīd (786-809) (ruler)
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  • Design

    Bust of Khusraw II facing right, Pahlavi inscription downwards to left, Arabic inscription downwards to right, earring: three pellet triangle, breast ornamentation: four pellet diamond, enclosed by double beaded circle, margin in four quadrants separated (obverse)

    Zoroastrian fire altar centre, with two standing attendants right and left, at top of the flames of altar, on left and right a pellet, Pahlavi inscription to left downwards (date), Pahlavi inscription to right downwards (mint), all enclosed within a tripl (reverse)

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  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Heberden Coin Room

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