Gadhaiya paisa

Features

Country Gadhaiya
(Northern Dynasties)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1050-1300
Value 1 Drachm (1)
Currency Drachm (543-1390)
Composition Silver
Weight 4.47 g
Diameter 15 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Demonetized Yes
References DR# 159
Dillip Rajgor; 1991. Standard catalogue of Sultanate coins of India. Amrapali Publications, Bombay, India.

Obverse

Highly stylized Sassanian-style bust of king right. The name of Gadhaiya (Gadhiya) paisa is attributed to the coins of indo-sassanian dynasties and their successors.
The value was equivalent to 1 drachm. Made in Chaulukyas territory from 543 to 753 AD these coins were still produced in the same territory under others dynastys like Gujrat, Malwa, Kandesh, Bahmanis, Salankis, Paramara and Yadavas.

Lettering: Sri

Reverse

Stylized Sassanian-style fire altar with highly stylized attendants

Edge

Plain

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ND (1050-1300) 

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