The K Sugden collection of coins by Sasanian, 226651
© Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery
- Art Fund grant:
- £1,250 ( Total: £5,000)
- Acquired in:
- Keith Sugden F.R.N.S.
Sugden collection of Sasanian coins: 127 pieces ranging in date from Ardeshir I to Yazdegard III, (226-651 AD). Mainly silver drachmas struck from a silver sheet. On the obverse is the ruler in a plumed crown, on the reverse a fire altar of Zoro.
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