Rare Saindhava/Chalukya/Abhira/Chapa series silver drachm of Saurashtra and Gujarat (ca.800 AD) with a long curved head - intermediate issue, India

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Very stylized head of Khushrau with a long sloped head facing right, degraded inscriptions/ Stylized fire altar with attendants on both sides, degraded into a series of dots and dashes. 16mm, 3.9 grams, thick and made of good silver. Mitchener 423.These coins were minted in Northern India by the Rajput dynasties of Saurashtra and Gujarat and imitated the earlier Sassanian drachms