AE drachm of Hari Chandra (ca.1405-1420 AD), Kangra Kingdom (Tye 71) - rare ruler!

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Stylized horseman right / Inscriptions in 3 lines: "Maharaja Sri Hari Chandra Deva". Scarce. Much nicer than these usually are. 14mm, 3.32 grams. "The Catalogue of Katoch rulers of Kangra"# 371; Tye 71.

Kangra is a district is in the western part of Himachal Pradesh, in the low foothills of the Himalayas. It was the place of anancient Hindu Kangra Kingdom. The kings of Kangra are almost unknown in history, their existence was shadowy and the dating of their reigns is tentative. Their coins are fairly scarce, not well-studied and difficult to find.