Dinar - "kushansha" Hormizd I under Shapur I
|Type||Circulating commemorative coin|
|Value||AV Dinar (1)|
Kushano Sasanian coins
by Ernst Herfeld
(Memoirs of the Archaeological Survey of India)
King standing left, trident in left field.
Helmet ending in lion's head, surmounted by flower-like globe; hair bushy, point of beard drawn through ring, halo around head.
Trident over altar without crescent; to right, "triralna", sometimes with swastika.
In second line, name of mint.
Siva standing before bull Nandi, on base line.
God in Sasanian garment, with Sasanian diadem; top-hair satnding on end; head of Siva in front view.
Trident in left, noose in right hand.
Ernst Herzfeld n°9
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