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Cleaned some Tabaristan Silver Today


KenDorney

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Nice coins Ken...

Here's one I picked up a few years back....

For those who are unfamiliar with this type I did a little breakdown with over lays .... 

½ Drachm - "Ispahbadh of Tabaristan" Khurshid - 740-760 AD (Tabaristan mint 752/3 AD ) 2 gram

Obverse-Bust right,crescent in right field, breast ornament with 4 pellets.Pellet above crown to right, Name in Pahlavi.
Reverse- Fire altar with 2 attendants; star left and crescent right of flames.

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