Kushano-Sassanian. Ardeshir I, ca. 226 to 240 AD. AE drachm.

Ancient Coins - Kushano-Sassanian. Ardeshir I, ca. 226 to 240 AD. AE drachm.
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These Kushano-Sassanian coins were struck in Northern India up to Afghanistan, and are Kushan coins struck under the Sassanids as overlords.

Denomination : AE drach.

Date : This coin names Ardeshire I who ruled ca. 226 to 240 AD, but it does not name the Kushan ruler, and some believe they were made from about AD 230 to 250.

Reference : Mitchiner Ancient - 1264.

Size : 17.5 x 19.2 mm.  Weight : 3.30 grams.

Grade : gVF but weak areas in the inscriptions.

Obverse : Sassanid style crowned bust of King right in fairly good style.

Reverse : Half-standing deity (Anahita) beneath a canopy, holding trident and wreath, with a Pehlvi inscription around.

Price SKU: vcoin5226
US$ 70.00
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Rates for: 06/15/18

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