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An unattributed series of gold coins

Abstract:

In 2001 Osmund Bopearachchi published in this journal two unique coins thought to have come from the second Mir Zakah hoard. The first was a small gold coin said to weigh 1.6g (fig. 1). The coin was subsequently offered for sale by Classical Numismatic Group in 2012 and 2013, with the weight given then as 1.06g. Unusually in the Graeco-Bactrian and Indo-Greek series to which it was tentatively attributed, the coin did not include the name of a king or queen in a legend. The only inscriptio...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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Department:
Oxford, Academic Services, Ashmolean Museum
Publisher:
Oriental Numismatic Society Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of the Oriental Numismatic Society Journal website
Volume:
229
Pages:
13-15
Publication date:
2017-04-01
Acceptance date:
2017-01-09
Pubs id:
pubs:687960
URN:
uri:a3aafdce-cf0f-4b19-a0cf-be17d03dd185
UUID:
uuid:a3aafdce-cf0f-4b19-a0cf-be17d03dd185
Local pid:
pubs:687960
Language:
English

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