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Rare bronze or billon 1/4 drachm of Shahi Tigin, late 7th-early 8th century AD, uncertain mint in Afghanistan, Nezak Huns/Turko-Hepthalites.

Rare bronze or billon 1/4 drachm of Shahi Tigin, late 7th-early 8th century AD, uncertain mint in Afghanistan, Nezak Huns/Turko-Hepthalites.

Beardless bust right, uncertain partial legend in front of bust / Lakshmi seated under canopy. 12mm, 0.71 grams. Uncertain mint (possibly Kabul). Related to the drachm Gbl, Hunnen, Em 240, otherwise completely unpublished.
Shahi Tigin can be identified with Tarkhan Nizak who led the Turko-Hephthalite resistance against the Muslims until the time of his death in ca.719 AD.
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