Archive Lot Detail Sale Number: 362 - Pars Coins Lot Number: 94
Lot 94. TURKO-HEPHTALITE. Imitiation of Hormizd IV. AD. 579-590. Silver Drachm (3.14 gm; 29 mm). Yabghu of Tokharestan type. Imitiation of Hormizd IV (letters "hrm" for Hormizd) on the obverse. Reverse: Fire Altar with attendants, symbol "Swastika" (good luck and good fortune in Indo-Persian symbolism) to the right of attendants with two letters resembling "A" or "S" on the top and "M" on the bottom indication of imitation of letters "AM" (imitation of coin from Amol?) or "SM" possible Samarkand. Holed at 3 o'clock. Counter mark at 10. Choice Very Fine. Extremely rare.