Shapur II King of Kings of Iran of the Sasanian Empire from 309 AD to 379 AD.
Shapur II was the tenth shah of the Sasanian Empire., and the longest-reigning monarch in Iranian history. He reigned for his entire 70-year life from 309 to 379.

His reign saw the military resurgence of the country, and the expansion of its territory, which marked the start of the first Sasanian golden era.

Shapur later died in 379, although he had a son named Shapur III, he was succeeded by his brother Ardashir II. By Shapur's death the Sasanian Empire was stronger than ever before.
Shapur II
An AR Drachm struck 309-379 CE in Mint IX | Kabul
Obverse: Pahlavi legend (Crowned bust right)

Reverse: Fire altar flanked by attendants, bust right in flames

Diameter: 22 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 4.04 g
Ex Prof. dr. Andreas Urs Sommer (Gorny & Mosch 204, 5 March 2012), lot 1647.
SNS III Type Ib1/3a; Göbl Type Ia/6a
An AR Drachm struck 309-379 AD in Kabul | Mint IX?
Obverse: Crowned bust right of Shapur II

Reverse: Fire altar with two attendants; bust right within flames

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 3.96 g
No notes for this coin
Göbl 102