Indo-Sassanian billon drachm, Chaulukya-Paramara series of Saurashtra, Gujarat and Malwa, late issue, ca.1050 AD, India

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Imitation of large Sassanian silver drachms of Khushrau (7th cent. AD). Very stylized head of Khushrau facing right, degraded inscriptions/ Stylized fire altar with attendants on both sides. 13mm, 4.58 grams, thick. Very late debased issue. Mitchiner 428-430.These coins were minted in Northern India by the Rajput dynasties of Saurashtra and Gujarat and imitated the earlier Sassanian drachms