The K Sugden collection of coins by Sasanian

The K.


Details

Medium:
Silver
Art Fund grant:
£1,250 ( Total: £5,000)
Acquired in:
1988
Vendor:
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.

Venue details

Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery Museum Street, BLACKBURN Lancashire BB1 7AJ 01254 667130 www.blackburnmuseum.org.uk

Entry details

Free to all

Wed – Sat, 12noon – 4.45pm

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