INDIA, WESTERN KSHATRAPAS: Chastana (c. 125 CE) Silver drachm. RARE!

Ancient Coins - INDIA, WESTERN KSHATRAPAS: Chastana (c. 125 CE) Silver drachm. RARE!
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Obverse Head of Chastana right, blundered Greek legend around
Reverse Crescented three-arched hill (chaitya), river below, crescent moon at left, sun at right, Brahmi legend around (at 12:30, clockwise): Rajno Mahakshatrapasa Zamotikaputrasa Chastanasa; Kharoshthi (at 12:00, counter-clockwise): Chastanasa
Date c. 125 CE
Weight 1.54 gm.
Diameter 14 mm.
Die axis 11 o'clock
Reference Senior 314.6, Fishman 5.3
Comments Chastana is mentioned in Ptolemy's Geography, but his reign must have been quite short, as a consequence of which his coins are very scarce.
Price SKU: kpv003
US$ 145.00
  • € 123.22
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  • CAD 182.22

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