Dinar - Kidara Kushana Sri Pratapaditya II

Features

Issuer Kidarite Kingdom
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 500-600
Value AV Dinar
Currency Kidarites (380-477)
Composition Gold
Weight 7.59 g
Diameter 21 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 150906
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References Mitch AC# 3638,
Michael Mitchiner; 1978. Oriental Coins and Their Values / Volume 2. The Ancient & Classical World, 600 BC - AD 650. Hawkins Publications, London, United Kingdom.
Fr# 232
Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira S. Friedberg, Robert Friedberg; 2017. Gold Coins of the World : From Ancient Times to the Present (9th edition). Coin & Currency Institute, Williston, Vermont, USA.

Obverse

Formalized Kushan standing king. Brahmi characters beneath arm

Lettering: KiDaRa

Reverse

Semi-realistic portrayal of enthroned Goddess Ardoxsho

Lettering: Sri Pratapa

Edge

Plain

Comments

References: Joe Cribb: Early Medieval Kashmir Coinage (Numismatic Digest 40) #27

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (500-600)  Unknown mint

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