Design of Tabaristan coinage was influenced by coins from the preceding Sassanian Empire. The obverse depicts Umar wearing a crown in the style of the Sassanian King Khusru II.
The reverse features a Sassanian fire altar surrounded by two attendants. This ancient Silver Hemidrachm of the Kingdom of Tabaristan is graded Choice Mint State, by NGC Ancients, the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation's (NGC) ancient coin experts.Similar to a coin earning the grade of 63-64 on the Sheldon Scale, this stunning silver coin will exhibit a beautiful strike and sharp details, with remarkable surface quality and eye appeal. The coin is specially presented in a display case holding the NGC encapsulated and labeled coin, beside a beautifully colored story card detailing the historical significance of the Great Silk Road and the Silk Road Hoard. Graded ancient coins in Choice Mint State condition are highly prized by collectors! Add this Silver Hemidrachm to your coin collection today! Specifications for this Tabaristan, Silver Hemidrachm of Umar (AD 771-780) - obv. Fire Altar - Silk Road Hoard NGC Ch.
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That's the MCM way. This listing is currently undergoing maintenance, we apologise for any inconvenience caused. The item "Tabaristan Silver Hemidrachm Umar Silk Road Hoard NGC Ch MS Story Vault SKU46886" is in sale since Thursday, May 18, 2017. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Ancient\Byzantine (300-1400 AD)". The seller is "mcm" and is located in Sarasota, Florida.
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