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High quality large gold stater of Vigraha Deva (ca.5th century AD), Kidarite Confederacy in Gandhara, North India - about 4.7 grams of pure gold!

High quality large gold stater of Vigraha Deva (ca.5th century AD), Kidarite Confederacy in Gandhara, North India - about 4.7 grams of pure gold!

Crude figure of king standing left, "Kidara jaya" under right arm, "Ka" in left field ("Victorious Kidara") / Enthroned figure of Ardoksho facing, "Sri Vigraha" right, "Deva" left. 22mm, 7.90 grams. MACW 3650.

High quality coin struck on a large flan, golden color and quite heavy. Decent gold, better than the most. The gold in this coin is about 14 karat purity - it contains about 4.7 grams of pure gold (0.15 ounce of pure gold).

Kidarites were the "Red Huns" who conquered large tracts of land in Northern india. These coins imitated the gold Gupta dinars.

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