Varhran V (Bahram Gur) AR Drachm, Parthia, Mint State, 420 - 438 C.E.

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VARHRAN V, SASSANIAN AR DRACHM, 420 - 438 C.E.

Gobl 155, MINT State, 28.9mm, 4.17 grams, Rayy Mint
  
Obverse: Bust of Varhran V to right, wearing mural crown with korymbos set on crescent, inscription around, dotted border

Reverse: Fire altar with head of Varhran V to right on its shaft, flanked by two attendants, dotted border

Fully lustrous and very deep struck, a BEAUTIFUL coin!

Varhran V, also known as Bahrom Gor was the son of Yazdegard I (Izgader Malka mentioned in the Talmud) According to Sassanian/Pahlavian literature Yazdegard married Shushandukt the daughter of the Exilarch Huna (resh galuta), technically making Varhran V a Jewish Sassanian King. His proposed genealogy can be seen here