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Silver drachm, Sasanian Empire, Hormizd IV.: CM.563-1950

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Silver drachm, Sasanian Empire, Hormizd IV.


Ruler: Hormizd IV (579-90 AD)



Measurements and weight

Diameter: 32 mm
Die Axis: 270 degrees
Weight: 3.91 g

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1950) by Bunn, C.J.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.563-1950
Primary reference Number: 227241
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Created: Tuesday 18 June 2019 Updated: Wednesday 9 December 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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