Didrachm

Didrachm -  obverseDidrachm -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Principality of the Kota Kula (Kidarite Kingdom)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 360-460
Value 1 Didrachm = ½ Unit (2)
Composition Copper
Weight 2.02 g
Diameter 11.11 mm
Thickness 2.43 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 74416
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References ACR# 1281
Wilfried Pieper; 2013. Ancient Indian Coins Revisited. Classical Numismatic Group, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.

Obverse

Brahmi legend kota with a crescent on each side, with dots above crescent on left and right.

Reverse

Front facing Shiva standing in front of bull with is standing to the left; dotted border around

Edge

Irregular

Didrachm -  obverse

Comments

Kidarite Principality of the Kota Kula in the Punjab: Anonymous (ca. 360-460 CE) AE ½ Unit (ACR-1284)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (360-460) 

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