½ Drachm Late Gupta, Malwa Region

½ Drachm (Late Gupta, Malwa Region) -  obverse½ Drachm (Late Gupta, Malwa Region) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Gupta Empire (India (ancient))
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 320-500
Value 1/2 Drachm (0.5)
Currency Gupta Empire - Drachm (240-550)
Composition Silver
Weight 0.79 g
Diameter 13 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 69554
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References Mitch AC# 4907
Michael Mitchiner; 1978. Oriental Coins and Their Values / Volume 2. The Ancient & Classical World, 600 BC - AD 650. Hawkins Publications, London, United Kingdom.

Edge

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Comments

Late Gupta Malwa was a central Indian kingdom. This coin types are struck during transitional period between hindu empires and ruling of Amirs of Sind and Multan

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