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ID number:  BIRBI-WH0047
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Sri Sahi
Denomination:  Drachm
Culture:  Western Turkic
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.55
Weight (g):  1.02
Axis (degrees):  270.00
Provenance:  Whitting 6125.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of ruler in profile view right; crown with large crescent containing blossom/trident; two ribbons attached at neckline; holding spear. Reverse: Fire altar.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: No legend. Reverse: No legend.

Bibliography:  Vondrovec (2014) Typ.253., pp.582.

2 Related People

Sri Sahi
Turkic


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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