Lot 144

Ancient, Indo Sassanian type, Anonymous issue from NW India, Billon Unit


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 1000 - 1200
  • Price Realised -
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Catalog Reference #
#
Metal Composition
Billon
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine
Diameter
24.14 mm
Weight
3.71 gms
Denomination
Unit
Calendar/Year
c. 7th-8th Century AD

Ancient, Indo Sassanian type, Anonymous issue from NW India, (c. 7th-8th Century AD), Billon Unit, 3.71 gms, 24.14 mm, Obverse: Bust of King to right within a dotted border, An elobarate diadem on the king’s head with Brahmi letter “Sa” on the top, Reverse: A crude depiction of the Sassanian fire altar within a dotted border( double struck), This coin type with Brahmi letter “Sa” on obverse is more difficult to come by than the other types, very fine, very scarce.