Drachm - Alchon Huns - Anonymous Sassanian type, Khosrau II imitation, unknown date

Features

Issuer Alchon Huns (Hunnic tribes)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 536
Value Drachm
Currency Alchon Huns - 380 - 560 AD
Composition Silver
Weight 3.36 g
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 150985
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References Göbl# II/3 - for type,
Robert Göbl; 1984. System und Chronologie der Münzprägung des Kušānreiches. Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vienna, Austria.
Göbl# EM 271/A,
Robert Göbl; 1984. System und Chronologie der Münzprägung des Kušānreiches. Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vienna, Austria.
Göbl# 62
Robert Göbl; 1984. System und Chronologie der Münzprägung des Kušānreiches. Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vienna, Austria.

Obverse

Degraded Pahlavi legend, Sasanian style bust imitating Khosrau II right; tamgha, monogram to left

Reverse

Fire altar with attendants and ribbon, star and crescent flanking flames; regnal year (27) to left, mint signature (AY) to right

Edge

Plain

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
536  Unknown mint

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