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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-WH0037
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Napki Malka
Denomination:  Drachm
Culture:  Nezak
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.45
Weight (g):  3.89
Axis (degrees):  90.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3971, A. H. Baldwin, October 1961, ex. R. G. B.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of ruler in profile view right, moustache, wearing a winged crown with buffalo head and a crescent; two ribbons attached to the neckline. Reverse: Fire altar, two attendants, holding spears, wheels/Dharmachakra above heads.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: Legend illegible. Reverse: No legend.

Bibliography:  Vondrovec (2014) Typ.217., pp.462.

2 Related People

Napki Malka
Hunnic


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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