1 Hemiobol - Hyrcodes Bukhara Sogd; with Sogdian legend

Features

Country Bukhara Sogd (ancient) (Sogdiana (ancient))
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1-201
Value 1 Hemiobol = 1/2 Obol = 1/12 Drachm (1/12)
Composition Silver
Weight 1.27 g
Diameter 13 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 198864
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References Alram# 1240
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

Bearded bust facing right with Sogdian legend behind.

Lettering: 'rt'wy

Reverse

Forepart of horse facing right with Sogdian legend above.

Lettering: gw'zn

Edge

Smooth.

Comments

These were originally attibuted to the Dahae Confederation; however, because these piece are found in the Bukhara Oasis, they have been re-attributed.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1-201) 

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