INDIA, WESTERN KSHATRAPAS: Rudrasena II (255-278 CE) Silver drachm, Bombay fabric. VERY RARE & CHOICE!

Ancient Coins - INDIA, WESTERN KSHATRAPAS: Rudrasena II (255-278 CE) Silver drachm, "Bombay" fabric. VERY RARE & CHOICE!
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Obverse Head of king right, no Greek legend or date behind head
Reverse Crescented three-arched hill (chaitya), river below, crescent moon at left, sun at right, blundered Brahmi legend around (at 5:30, clockwise): Rajnah Kshatrapa Viradamaputrasa Rajno Mahakshatrapasa Rudrasenasa
Date 255-278 CE
Weight 1.70 gm.
Diameter 13 mm.
Die axis 12 o'clock
Reference Senior --- (unlisted), Fishman 27.1U
Comments Fishman characterizes the "Bombay" fabric coins of Rudrasena II as "considerably rarer than the “Bombay” issues in the name of Dāmasena and Vijayasena." Only a handful of these coins are known. A CHOICE example of a VERY RARE type.
Price SKU: w1.381
US$ 295.00
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  • CAD 357.60

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