Drachm - Napki Malka Gandhara mint

Drachm - Napki Malka (Gandhara mint) - obverseDrachm - Napki Malka (Gandhara mint) - reverse

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Features

Issuer Hephthalite Empire (Hunnic tribes)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 475-576
Value Drachm
Currency Hephthalite Empire - White Huns (408-670 AD)
Composition Billon
Weight 3.16 g
Diameter 27.38 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 81795
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References Mitch AC# 1522
Michael Mitchiner; 1978. Oriental Coins and Their Values / Volume 2. The Ancient & Classical World, 600 BC - AD 650. Hawkins Publications, London, United Kingdom.

Obverse

Bare headed bust right of Hephthalite "Napki" type, Tamgha behind bust, Pehlvi legend contracted from Napki Malka

Reverse

Zoroastrian fire altar with attendants either side.

Edge

Plain

Comments

Weight varies between 2.91 and 3.16 g

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ND (475-576)  Gandhara mint

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