Khosrau II (Aparviz), Sasanian King AD 590-628
Sunrise # 989, Gobl Type VI/7, Paruck 460, Choice Very Fine
Mint: Unknown. Year: 33 (regnal Year).
This extremely rare gold dinar was minted in the 33rd year of Khosrau’s reign, when most of the Near East had fallen to Sasanian forces, who had also laid siege to Constantinople both from the land and the sea. Once again, the king faces forward on the obverse, and on the reverse, again facing forward, full height. leaning on his sword.