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Unique silver drachm of Svami Rudrasena III Mahakshatrapa (348-379 AD), Indo-Sakas - completely unpublished type with a sun in the left field and no crescents

Unique silver drachm of Svami Rudrasena III Mahakshatrapa (348-379 AD), Indo-Sakas - completely unpublished type with a sun in the left field and no crescents
Bust of Rudrasena III right with collar showing, wearing a satrapal cap, date in Brahmi numerals behind bust(2xx SE), corrupt Greek inscription / Crescent on a hill over a wavy line, crescent in the left field and sun in the right field, Brahmi inscription RaJna MaHaKsaTraPaSa SvaMi RuDraDaMaPuTraSa RaJna MaHaKsaTraPaSa SvaMi RuDraSeNaSa. 15mm, 2.09 grams. Rajgor "The Studies in the Coinage of the Western Kshatraps" #-; Senior ISCH -.
A single coin (this coin) of Rudrasena is known where the sun is placed in the left field. The crescents are not engraved.

Even though the date is not visible on this coin, it can be placed in phase IV based on style - some phase IV coins bare an almost identical portrait and inscription style.
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