Rare! Phase V silver drachm of Svami Rudrasena III Mahakshatrapa (348-378 AD), rare last year of his reign - 378 AD, Indo-Sakas

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Bust of Rudrasena III right with collar showing, wearing a satrapal cap, date in Brahmi numerals behind bust (300 SE = 378 AD), 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, 2.21 grams. Rajgor "The Studies in the Coinage of the Western Kshatraps" ##874-875; Senior ISCH 360.40D.The coins in the name of Rudrasena III dated to 300 SE are very rare, with only a handful published to date.This coin is also interesting because it may explain the reports of some coins of Rudrasena III that seem to date to 31x or 32x SE - A few pieces of this type with a partially obscured date are known to show corrupt Greek letters following the number 300 on the obverse. A few such pieces were erroneousely reported in the past as being dated to 31x and 32x SE (one such coin is shown below. This is certainly wrong the sign that can look like 10 or 20 is a partially obscured corrupt Greek letter.