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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-WH0053
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Anonymous
Denomination:  Drachm
Culture:  Kidarite
Date made:  c.Fifth Century.
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.8
Weight (g):  3.76
Axis (degrees):  90.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5590, July 1967, ex. Dr.R. Whitehead.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust in three-quarter frontal view right, moustache; wearing a crown with a globe on a crescent, flanked by broad ribbons on top, in the centre a palmette, left and right a wing [imitating Vahram IV]4; horizontally-pleated ribbons emerge from the hair bales on the shoulders; single pellet border. Reverse: Fire altar, two attendants.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: No legend. Reverse [In Brahmi] BuDdhaMi (He who has Buddha as friend).

Bibliography:  Vondrovec (2014) Typ.18., pp.68.

1 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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