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Rare early-Islamic type! Silver drachm, Turco-Hephthalite lords of Bukhara, early type, mid-8th century AD

Rare early-Islamic type! Silver drachm, Turco-Hephthalite lords of Bukhara, early type, mid-8th century AD

Corrupt arabic "Sha' id" (?) behind the bust in Arabic, Bukhar Hudat ("lord of Bukhara") in Bukharan script in front of the bust, crowned Sasanian-style bust right / Fire altar with ribbons and attendants; crowned bust left in flames. Imitating Sasanian king Bahram V. 25mm, 2.97 grams. BM Arab-Sassanian coins #b5. Walker, Arab-Sassanian, p. 163, b4. Rare type.

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