INDIA, KIDARITES in GANDHARA, Sri Shah: Sasanian style Silver drachm. SCARCE & CHOICE!

Ancient Coins - INDIA, KIDARITES in GANDHARA, "Sri Shah": Sasanian style Silver drachm. SCARCE & CHOICE!
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Obverse Bust of king right, wearing crown in the style of Shapur III, blundered Bactrian legend at right: Srio Shoo
Reverse Fire altar, with bust of Ahura Mazda emerging from flames above, armed attendants standing left and right
Date c. late 4th century CE
Weight 3.52 gm.
Diameter 24-25 mm.
Die axis 3 o'clock
Reference G�bl Hunnen 19, MAC 1411
Comments Since this coin shows the crown type of Shapur III (383-388), it can safely be attributed to roughly that period. It must have been issued by a successor to Kidara. A CHOICE specimen of a SCARCE type!


Price SKU: 340.2
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