INDIA, WESTERN KSHATRAPAS: Rudrasena II (255-278 CE) Silver drachm, year S. 184. CHOICE!

Ancient Coins - INDIA, WESTERN KSHATRAPAS: Rudrasena II (255-278 CE) Silver drachm, year S. 184. CHOICE!
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Obverse Head of king right, blundered Greek legend around, date behind head
Reverse Crescented three-arched hill (chaitya), river below, crescent moon at left, sun at right, Brahmi legend around (at 1:00, clockwise): Rajnah Kshatrapasa Viradamaputrasa Rajno Mahakshatrapasa Rudrasenasa
Date S. 184 = 262 CE
Weight 2.21 gm.
Diameter 14 mm.
Die axis 10 o'clock
Reference Senior 354.24, Fishman 27.1.184
Comments The coins of Rudrasena II are common, but this coin has an attractive portrait, a full legend and a very clear date, making it more desirable than most ... a CHOICE specimen! Notice too how the sun has been reduced to a few dots and the moon is a very tiny crescent.
Price SKU: w1.277
US$ 50.00
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  • CAD 63.44

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