Author Topic: Afghanistan falus with sunface KM22 (Qandahar) or KM24 (Herat)  (Read 1012 times)

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Offline BACTRIANUMIS

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Is it really a face on the obverse, or just my imagination ???
Thanks for help!
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Re: Islamic copper with facial ornament
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2013, 11:25:40 AM »
Yes ! it is a sunface on this falus from Afghanistan : ref South Asian Coins n°22 (Qandahar) and n°24 (Herat)
similar design are also known for Iran civic coppers (Valentine 97)
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Re: Islamic copper with facial ornament
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2013, 01:52:29 PM »
Yes ! it is a sunface on this falus from Afghanistan : ref South Asian Coins n°22 (Qandahar) and n°24 (Herat)
similar design are also known for Iran civic coppers (Valentine 97)

Many thanks, Dear Saro!