Unknown Æ - Chardmish Bust facing left; tamgha with double hook

Features

Issuer Principality of Ustrushana (Sogdiana)
Ruling authority Chardmish (circa 601-725)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 601-725
Composition Bronze
Weight 2.16 g
Diameter 20 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
197145
References Alram# 
Michel Alram, Manfred Mayrhofer, Rüdiger Schmitt; 1986. Nomina propria Iranica in nvmmis : Materialgrundlagen zu den iranischen Personennamen auf antiken Münzen. Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vienna, Austria.

Obverse

Bust partially facing left wearing decorative hat.

Reverse

Tamgha of Ustrushana with double hook surrounded by Sogdian legend.

Script: Sogdian

Lettering: crdmysh mr'y

Translation: Master Chardmish

Edge

Smooth.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (601-725) 

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