Pars Coins

Closes Monday, April 20, 2020 11:00 AM CDT

Archive Lot Detail
Sale Number: 346  -  Triskeles - Auction 31
Lot Number: 488

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Lot 488.  India, Parataraja dynasty of Baluchistan. Unknown king. Ca. 5th Century A.D. Æ didrachm (19 mm, 3.87 g). Diademed, bearded bust of king right / Swastika turning right, with traces of Brahmi legend around. Pieper 819; Senior 299.1; Tandon 75. Very rare.

This enigmatic king issued coins in the style of the Paratarajas, but his coins are heavier. He may have been a later successor to the dynasty who tried to revive its fortunes.

Estimate: US$ 75 

Lot is Closed
Closing PriceUS$ 70 
Closing DateFriday, March 27, 2020
1:42:20 PM CDT