Unknown Æ - Rakhanch With cross

Features

Issuer Principality of Ustrushana (Sogdiana)
Ruling authority Rakhanch (circa 601-725)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 601-725
Composition Bronze
Weight 2.01 g
Diameter 18 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
197137
References Zeimal# –,
E. V. Zeimal; 1994. The Circulation of Coins in Central Asia during the Early Medieval Period (Fifth-Eighth Centuries AD) (Bulletin of the Asia Institute, Volume 8). Wayne State University Press, Detroit, Michigan, United States.
Smirnova# 1432
Olga Ivanovna Smirnova; 1981. Сводный каталог согдийских монет : бронза = Catalogue of Sogdian Coins : Bronze. Nauka, Moscow, Russia.

Obverse

Bust partially facing left wearing decorative hat.

Reverse

Tamgha of Ustrushana with double bottom and cross to the right, all surrounded by Sogdian legend.

Script: Sogdian

Lettering: rx'nc mr'y

Translation: Master Rakhanch

Edge

Smooth.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (601-725) 

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