INDIA, WESTERN KSHATRAPAS: Viradaman (234-238 CE) Silver drachm, year S. 159. SUPERB!

Ancient Coins - INDIA, WESTERN KSHATRAPAS: Viradaman (234-238 CE) Silver drachm, year S. 159. SUPERB!
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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 2:00, clockwise): Rajno Mahakshatrapasa Damasenasaputrasa Rajnah Kshatrapasa Viradamnah
Date S. 159 = 237 CE
Weight 2.44 gm.
Diameter 15 mm.
Die axis 6 o'clock
Reference Senior 349.4
Comments The coins of Viradaman are not very common, given his short reign of four years, and this coin has an extraordinary portrait and a very clear date: a truly SUPERB specimen!


Price SKU: W1.227
US$ 75.00
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