Artist Sasanian
  • Drachm of Khusrau II
Date 626 CE
Medium silver
Dimensions Overall (diam. x d): 15/16 × 1/16 inches (2.4 × 0.1 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Dr. William Deutsch
Accession Number 66.287
Department Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View Ancient Middle East Gallery, Level 1 (see map)
Inscriptions Inscribed, obverse, in Pahlevi, to right, downwards: [translated: Khusrau]
Inscribed, obverse, in Pahlevi, to left, downwards: [translated: may [his] splendor increase]
Inscribed, reserver, in Pahlevi, to right and left, downwards, mint name: [translated: ZRN[?], Zarang [Sistan]] [reginal year 36[?]]
Dr. William Deutsch;
1966-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)