[Ancient] INDIA, Regional Coinages. Kashmir. Shri Sahi.
|Sale: CNG 69, Lot: 859. Estimate $200.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 8 June 2005.
Sold For $180. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
4th century AD. AV Dinar (7.92 gm, 12h). Imitating late Kushan Ardokhsho type. King standing facing, holding standard, sacrificing over altar to left; degraded style / Ardokhsho seated facing, holding cornucopiae; degraded style. Donum Burns 1953-1956. Good VF, small die breaks on obverse. ($200)
The series which includes this degraded style type begins with a group of less-degraded issues with the legend "Kidara." This series may be the coinage of local rulers in Kashmir under the Kidarite kings.