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India, Kabul and Gandhara, Anonymous Post-Shahi, 1021 - 1200 A.D.
Mitchiner notes the Ghaznavids occupied the Shahi Kingdom and some of these coins may have been struck by them, however, the major issuers were probably the Chahamanas.WA74839. Billon jital, "Bull and Horseman" jital; cf. Palomares Buenotype 3, MacDowall 33bis, Mitchiner NI 473, Deyell 235-236, Tye 33, VF, small tight flan dumpy fabric, light corrosion, light earthen deposits, weight 3.418 g, maximum diameter 13.6 mm, die axis 225o, c. 1021 - 1200 A.D.; obverse Sri Samanta Deva, Recumbent zebu left, star and crescent before; reverse sarada aksara, horseman right, holding banner, 'Bhi' on left; $30.00 (€25.50)
Scythians, Dahae of Choresmia, c. 130 - 1 B.C.
Dahaeans were a confederacy of three Ancient Iranian tribes who lived in the region to the immediate east of the Caspian Sea. They spoke an Eastern Iranian language.SH62929. Silver drachm, Mitchiner IGIS 5, 671; Mitchiner ACW 355, VF, weight 1.373 g, maximum diameter 14.2 mm, obverse diademed bearded bust right, κω∆ behind; reverse HOΛOVKVO (or similar), soldier standing facing, spear vertical in right; rare; SOLD
Nezak Huns, Anonymous, c. 515 - 650 A.D.
The Nezak Huns succeed the Hepthalites as rulers of a region comprising greater Afghanistan. They were contemporaries of the later Sasanians.WA59131. Silver drachm, Göbl Hunnen Em. 198; Mitchiner ACW 1510, VF, weak reverse, weight 3.372 g, maximum diameter 25.6 mm, die axis 90o, Kabul mint, c. 515 - 650 A.D.; obverse Pahlavi inscription: 'NPKY MLK', bust right wearing winged bull's head crown, Pahlavi 'A' behind; reverse fire altar with two attendants, flanked by two wheel symbols above control marks; SOLD
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