Unknown Æ Bukhara Sogd

Features

Country Bukhara Sogd (ancient) (Sogdiana (ancient))
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 550-601
Value Unknown Æ
Composition Bronze
Weight 1.15 g
Diameter 18 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 198879
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References Smirnova# -
Olga Ivanovna Smirnova; 1981. Сводный каталог согдийских монет : бронза = Catalogue of Sogdian Coins : Bronze. Nauka, Moscow, Russia.

Obverse

Bust partially facing left with tamgha of Bukhara in front and Sogdian legend above.

Lettering: knd pny

Translation: Money of the City

Reverse

Horse trotting right.

Edge

Smooth.

Comments

The original reading of this piece was k'tf'r, which would represent the Hephtalite King Gatfar; however, that reading is now doubted.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (550-601) 

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