Dinar - Varahan Kushanshah II - Peroz III 3rd version, Kushano-Sassanian style, unknown mint

Features

Issuer Kidarite Kingdom
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 350
Value Dinar
Currency Kidarites (380-477)
Composition Gold
Weight 7.52 g
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 150926
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References Göbl# 714,
Robert Göbl; 1984. System und Chronologie der Münzprägung des Kušānreiches. Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vienna, Austria.
Mitch AC# 1309
Michael Mitchiner; 1978. Oriental Coins and Their Values / Volume 2. The Ancient & Classical World, 600 BC - AD 650. Hawkins Publications, London, United Kingdom.

Obverse

King standing left making offering at a fire altar, wearing two-horned headdress with artichoke finial, and holding a trident

Reverse

Siva and bull Nandi

Edge

Plain

Comments

References: Cribb Number: 10, Joe Cribb attributes this coin to the ruler Peroz III in "Numismatic Evidence for Kushano-Sasanian Chronology" Studia Iranica, Tome 19, 1990, fascicule 2, pp. 151-193

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350  Unknown mint

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