INDIA, CHALUKYAS of GUJARAT, Anonymous Silver drachm (gadhaiya paisa). SUPERB!

World Coins - INDIA, CHALUKYAS of GUJARAT, Anonymous Silver drachm (gadhaiya paisa). SUPERB!
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Obverse
Degenerate Indo-Sasanian style bust right, sun and moon (crown?) above
Reverse Stylized fire altar, sun (consisting of rosette of dots) above left, crescent moon above right
Date c. 11th century
Weight 4.20 gm.
Diameter 17 mm.
Die axis 3 o'clock
Reference Deyell 158, Mitchiner Non-Islamic 427
Comments Select coin from a large group of absolutely superb examples of the well-known "gadhaiya paisa" of Gujarat. Deyell firmly assigns these to the Chalukyas, but Mitchiner feels they may also have been issued by the Paramaras of Malwa.
Price SKU: mh28.13
US$ 30.00
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