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Bronze didrachm, ruler Wanwan (?), late 5th-early 7th centuries AD, Chach, Central Asia

Bronze didrachm, ruler Wanwan (?), late 5th-early 7th centuries AD, Chach, Central Asia

Diademed head left / Circular Sogdian legend around tamgha, ch'ch'n n'p'ch wnwn xwb ("Wanwan ruler of Chachan people"). 19mm, 3.52 grams. Smirnova -; Shagalov/Kuznetzov type 5-7 (#11-13); Zeimal fig. 6, 1-4.

Alternative interpretation of the reverse legend exists, where "Wanwan" is interpreted not as a name but as a title "Victorious".

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