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Indo Sasanian, Gurjara, Bhoja I. AR Drachm
« on: June 10, 2018, 05:55:32 PM »
Indo Sasanian, Gurjara, Bhoja I. AR Drachm, (ruled c. 836-85 AD)

Obv: King Bhoja standing triumphant right, foot resting on lion below,
     Various Vaishnavite symbols at right

Rev: Two-line legend: srimad adi / varaha,
     symbols below

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Re: Indo Sasanian, Gurjara, Bhoja I. AR Drachm
« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2018, 07:50:45 PM »
VEry good earlier specimen with the smaller detailed standing figure nicely centered. Also the reverse has the best possible combination of the largest part of the name and part of the fire altar beneath. Nice find !

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Re: Indo Sasanian, Gurjara, Bhoja I. AR Drachm
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2018, 09:12:55 PM »
VEry good earlier specimen with the smaller detailed standing figure nicely centered. Also the reverse has the best possible combination of the largest part of the name and part of the fire altar beneath. Nice find !

A good find for sure,  is that part of the Lions head at the bottom I can't quite work out what it is
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Re: Indo Sasanian, Gurjara, Bhoja I. AR Drachm
« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2018, 02:29:01 PM »
On the coinIndia website is a very nice one whith beatifully preserved lion.

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