Why add this ancient Tabaristan Silver Hemidrachm to your collection? The Kingdom of Tabaristan prospered for its location at the southern shore of the Caspian Sea, along the main northern trade route of the Great Silk Road, which stretched from the Far East Chinese city of Chang'an to Constantinople. This Silver Hemidrachm issued by Umar, Governor of Tabaristan, struck A. 771-780 at the Tabaristan Mint, is authenticated as part of the recently unearthed Silk Road Hoard. Traditional design of the Sassanian Empire.The obverse of the Silver Hemidrachm of Umar replicates the coinage imagery of Sassanian King Khusru II, featuring Umar in a winged crown. Fire, the patron god of the Kingdom of Tabaristan, adorns the reverse, portrayed as a traditional fire altar, depicted in the Sassanian style, attended by two standing figures. This ancient Silver Hemidrachm of Tabaristan is graded Mint State, which is comparable to a Sheldon Scale grade of 60-62, by NGC Ancients, the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation's (NGC) specialized ancient coin grading division. The magnificent silver coin will exhibit sharp details with exceptional strike quality and eye appeal. The Hemidrachm is enclosed in a NGC holder, and presented in a unique story vault display case, featuring a full-color information card about Medieval Treasure from the Great Silk Road.
Add this gorgeous Silver Hemidrachm to your ancient coin collection today! Don't delay, order now from MCM! Specifications for this Tabaristan, Silver Hemidrachm of Umar (AD 771-780) - obv. Fire Altar - Silk Road Hoard NGC MS (Story Vault) SKU46885.
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