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ID number:  BIRBI-WH0021
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Khingila
Denomination:  Drachm
Culture:  Alkhan
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.7
Weight (g):  3.37
Axis (degrees):  90.00
BIRBI-WH0021.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Bust of ruler, moustache; wearing diadem with crescent at front; two ribbons hang from diadem; flywhisks on shoulders; alkhan tamgha to r. of bust. Reverse: Fire altar with attendants.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: χιγγιλο - αλχανο (Khingila, Alkhan). Reverse: No legend.

Bibliography:  Vondrovec (2014) Typ.61 var.1, pp.296.

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Khingila
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