Rare silver drachm, Turco-Hephthalite lords of Bukhara in the name of the Abbasid caliph al-Mahdhi (AD 775-785)

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al-Mahdhi behind the bust in Arabic, Bukhar Hudat ("lord of Bukhara") in Bukharan script in front of the bust, crowned Sasanian-style bust right / Fire altar with ribbons and attendants; crowned bust left in flames. Imitating Sasanian king Bahram V. 24mm, 2.87 grams. Album 94; BM Arab-Sassanian coins #319 ff.