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Large debased gold stater of Vinayaditya (c. late 5th century AD), Kidarite Confederacy in Gandhara, North India

Large debased gold stater of Vinayaditya (c. late 5th century AD), Kidarite Confederacy in Gandhara, North India

Crude figure of king standing left, "Kidara jaya" under right arm, "Ka" in left field ("Victorious Kidara") / Enthroned figure of Ardoksho facing, "Sri Vinaya" right, "Ditya" left. 22mm, 6.95 grams. MACW 3656.

Struck in very debased gold alloy. The gold in this coin is about 5 karat purity - it contains about 1.3 grams 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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