Silver drachm of Skandagupta (455-467 AD), altar type, Gupta Empire

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Crude bust of king right / Lighted altar with a few steps, in Brahmi: Parama-bhagavata Sri Skandagupta Kramaditya. 11mm, 1.45 grams. Mitchiner ACW 4869-4872. SKU T779-33580

Skandagupta (ca. 455-467 CE) was a Gupta Emperor of northern India. He famously repulsed an invasion by the Indo-Hephthalites (known as Hunas in India), probably the Kidarites, and is generally considered the last of the great Gupta Emperors.