1 Drachm - Anonymous Khusru I imitation; Chaghaniyan; countermark; with reverse legend mark

Features

Issuer Principality of Chaghaniyan (Northern Tokharistan)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 601-750
Value 1 Drachm (1)
Composition Silver
Weight 2.69 g
Diameter 27 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 199659
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Obverse

Crowned bust facing right surrounded by three identical countermarks of a right-facing bust.

Reverse

Fire altar with attendants on either side, all with countermark of Bactrian legend in two lines in field.

Lettering:
παινο
ιοχδηο

Translation: [...]

Edge

Smooth.

Comments

The prototype is a Sasanian drachm of Khusru I (531-579).

Dokumente 295; Kus 66.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (601-750) 

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