Dinar - "kushansha" Hormizd I under Shapur I


Country Indo-Sasanian Kingdom
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Years 256-264
Value AV Dinar (1)
Metal Gold
Weight 7.79 g
Shape Round
Demonetized yes
References Herfeld# 9
Kushano Sasanian coins
by Ernst Herfeld
(Memoirs of the Archaeological Survey of India)

Commemorative issue

Imperial series


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.
Kushan legend.
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.
Kushan legend.


Ernst Herzfeld n°9

Manage my collection

To manage your collection, please log in.

New: The managing of your collection has been redesigned to offer automatic coin valuation and the possibility to add more information about your coins (read more on the forum). If you prefer to keep the previous look and feel, you can change the option "Display of my collection" in your account settings.

Year Mintage VG F VF XF UNC
ND (256-264) 
ND (256-264)  Balkh mint

Values in the table above are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as a measure, but they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging coins. Numista does not buy or sell coins.

Get this coin

No member from this site currently wants to exchange this coin.

Numista Rarity index: 100 Search tips
This index is based on the data of Numista members collections. It ranges from 0 to 100, 0 meaning a very common coin and 100 meaning a rare coin among Numista members.

» Buy coins from the Indo-Sasanian Kingdom

Contribute to the catalogue

Modify or add data about this coin
Dinar - "kushansha" Hormizd I (under Shapur I)