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Inverted anchor cross. A cross with slightly widened ends, with two anchor flukes coming out of the top and curving left and right, also with slightly widened ends.

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  • Sasanian Drachm 591-628

    Sasanian Drachm 591-628

    Khosrow II, one of the last great Sasanian Shahs The Sasanian Empire lasted from 224 – 621 A.D., when it was overthrown by the Arab Rashidun Caliphate. Today part of Iran, the area Conquered by Alexander the Great in 330 B.C., then became part of the Seleucid Empire. Although influenced by their Iranian subjects, the…