I (224 - 242 AD)
Drachm 23 mm. - 3.96 gm.
and documentation of 110 coins discovered during
the recent years in the western province of
Kohgiluyeh-Boyerahmad shows that the coins
belonged to 9 Kings of the Sasanid dynasty.
According to head of the research sector of the
Cultural Heritage Department of
Kohgiluyeh-Boyerahmad, Kurosh Alamdari, the coins
are categorized as belonging to different eras of
the Sassanid Kingdom, with the oldest dating to
Shapour I and the latest to Hormoz V. The largest
number of coins identified from one king is 57
belonging to Khosro II.
The lightest coin just weighs 1/21 and the
heaviest 4/12 grams.
These 110 coins have been either excavated or
regained from looters during the recent years.
They will be sent to Yasuj Museum (capital of the
Kohgiluyeh-Boyerahmad) after the studies are
complete and they are documented.