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Coins of Alchon Huns

Early Anonimous Coins

Imitation Shapur II silver drachm
Imitation Shapur II silver drachm
4.15 gm, 30 mm.
Crowned bust of king right, "bull" tamgha before, Bactrian legend at right: alchono
Fire altar, flanked by armed attendants





Anonymous silver drachm, late 4th or early 5th century
silver drachm, late 4th or early 5th century
3.84 gm, 30 mm.
Bare-headed bust of king right, wearing pearl necklace with double ribbons, "bull" tamgha before, crescent moon above left, Brahmi letter tha? at left, Bactrian legend at right: alchono
Fire altar, flanked by armed attendants



Anonymous silver drachm, late 4th or early 5th century
silver drachm, late 4th or early 5th century
3.53 gm, 29 mm.
Bare-headed bust of king right, wearing pearl necklace with double ribbons, "bull" tamgha before, crescent moon above left, Brahmi letter shi (sri?) at left, Bactrian legend at right: alchono
Fire altar, flanked by armed attendants



Anonymous silver drachm, late 4th or early 5th century
silver drachm, late 4th or early 5th century
3.63 gm, 27.5 mm.
Bare-headed bust of king right, wearing pearl necklace with double ribbons, "bull" tamgha before, crescent moon above left, Brahmi letter shi (sri?) at left, Bactrian legend at right: alchono
Fire altar, flanked by armed attendants



Anonymous silver drachm, late 4th or early 5th century
silver drachm, late 4th or early 5th century
3.11 gm, 28 mm.
Bare-headed bust of king right, wearing pearl necklace with double ribbons, "bull" tamgha before, crescent moon above left, Brahmi letter ma ? at left, Bactrian legend at right: alchono
Fire altar, flanked by armed attendants



Anonymous copper unit, late 4th or early 5th century
copper unit, late 4th or early 5th century
Bare-headed bust of king right, wearing pearl necklace with double ribbons, Bactrian legend at right: alchono
Helmeted ? bust of king right, wearing pearl necklace with double ribbons, Bactrian legend at right: alchono
1.11 gm, 13 mm.

 

 

Khingila (430-490)

Khingila silver drachm, mid-5th century
silver drachm
3.45 gm, 25 mm.
Bare-headed bust of king right, "bull" tamgha at left, Bactrian legend at right: khigi
Fire altar, flanked by armed attendants



Khingila silver drachm, mid-5th century
silver drachm
3.46 gm, 24.5 mm.
Bare-headed bust of king right, "bull" tamgha at left, Bactrian legend at right: khaga
Fire altar, flanked by armed attendants



Khingila copper unit, mid-5th century
copper unit
1.22 gm, 13-14 mm.
Bare-headed bust of king right, Bactrian legend at right: khaga
Saced vase (kalasha), flanked by Brahmi legend: khi / ngi



Khingila silver drachm, mid-5th century
silver drachm
3.66 gm, 30 mm.
Crowned bust of king right, with crescent forehead ornament and hanging ribbon ends "fly-whisk" shoulder ornaments, "bull" tamgha at right, Bactrian legend above: left: khiggilo, right: alchono
Fire altar, flanked by armed attendants



Khingila ? silver drachm, mid-5th century
silver drachm
2.80 gm, 27 mm.
Crowned bust of king right, with crescent forehead ornament and hanging ribbon ends "fly-whisk" shoulder ornaments, "bull" tamgha at left, solar disc at right, Bactrian legend above: left: ???, right: alchono
Fire altar, flanked by armed attendants



Khingila ? silver drachm, mid-5th century
silver drachm
3.51 gm, 28 mm.
Crowned bust of king right, with crescent forehead ornament and hanging ribbon ends "fly-whisk" shoulder ornaments, "bull" amgha at left, solar disc at right, Brahmi legend at left: khinkila, Bactrian at right: alchono
Fire altar, flanked by armed attendants



Khingila silver drachm, mid-5th century
silver drachm
3.59 gm, 28 mm.
Crowned bust of king right, with crescent forehead ornament and hanging ribbon ends lunar crescents on shoulders, "bull" tamgha at left, solar disc at right, Brahmi legend above: left: devashahi, right: khingila
Fire altar, flanked by armed attendants



Khingila silver drachm, mid-5th century
silver drachm
3.73 gm, 28 mm.
Crowned bust of king right, with crescent forehead ornament and hanging ribbon ends lunar crescents on shoulders, "bull" tamgha at left, solar disc at right, Brahmi legend above: left: devashahi, right: khingila
Fire altar, flanked by armed attendants




Raja Lakhana type

Raja Lakhana silver drachm, late-5th century
silver drachm
3.67 gm, 28 mm.
Crowned bust of king right, with crescent forehead ornament and hanging ribbon ends lunar crescents on shoulders, "bull" tamgha at left, trident at right, Bactrian legend above left: alchono, Brahmi legend above right: raja lakhana
Fire altar, flanked by armed attendants




Udayaditya type

Udayaditya silver drachm, late-5th century or early 6th century
silver drachm
3.63 gm, 28 mm.
Crowned bust of king right, with crescent forehead ornament and hanging ribbon ends Brahmi legend above, left: raja lakhana, right: udayaditya
Fire altar, flanked by armed attendants



Udayaditya silver drachm, late-5th century or early 6th century
silver drachm
3.68 gm, 28 mm.
Crowned bust of king right, with crescent forehead ornament and hanging ribbon ends rahmi legend above, left: raja lakhana, right: udayaditya
Fire altar, flanked by armed attendants



Udayaditya silver drachm, late-5th century or early 6th century
silver drachm
3.79 gm, 26 mm.
Crowned bust of king right, with crescent forehead ornament and hanging ribbon ends Brahmi legend above, left: raja lakhana, right: udayaditya
Fire altar, flanked by armed attendants




Shahi Javuvla type

Shahi Javuvla silver drachm, late-5th century or early 6th century
silver drachm
3.52 gm, 27 mm.
Crowned bust of king right, with crescent forehead ornament and hanging ribbon ends Brahmi legend above, left: jayatu, right: shahi javuvlah
Fire altar, flanked by armed attendants

 

 

Javukha/Zabocho (mid 5th – early 6th Century)

Javukha silver drachm, late-5th century
silver drachm
3.16 gm, 30 mm.
Crowned bust of king right, with crescent forehead ornament and hanging ribbon ends lunar crescents on shoulders, "bull" tamgha at left, ribboned club at right, Brahmi legend at left: shahi, at right: javukha
Fire altar, flanked by armed attendants



Javukha silver drachm, late-5th century
silver drachm
3.16 gm, 29.5 mm.
Crowned bust of king right, with crescent forehead ornament and hanging ribbon ends lunar crescents on shoulders, "bull" tamgha at left, ribboned club at right, Brahmi legend at left: shahi, at right: jaookha
Fire altar, flanked by armed attendants



Javukha ? (or follower) silver drachm, late-5th century
silver drachm
3.44 gm, 29 mm.
Crowned bust of king right, with crescent forehead ornament and hanging ribbon ends lunar crescents on shoulders, "bull" tamgha at left, conch at right, Brahmi legend at left: jayatu, at right: yapa
Fire altar, flanked by armed attendants



Javukha silver drachm, late-5th century
silver drachm
3.16 gm, 20.5 mm.
King mounted on horse right, wearing crescent crown with trailng ribbon ends "bull" tamgha at left, club at right, Brahmi legend at left: shahi ja, at right: vu(kha)
Fire altar, unattended



Javukha silver drachm, late-5th century
silver drachm
3.30 gm, 21.5 mm.
King mounted on horse right, wearing crescent crown with trailng ribbon ends "bull" tamgha at left, club at right, Brahmi legend at left: shahi javu, at right: kha
Fire altar, unattended (not visible)



Javukha silver drachm, late-5th century
silver drachm
3.04 gm, 23 mm.
Crowned bust of king right, with crescent crown and hanging ribbon ends stylized thunderbolt at right, Brahmi legend at left: shahi javu(kha)
Fire altar, flanked by armed attendants




Javukha silver drachm, late-5th century
silver drachms
3.04 gm, 23 mm.
Crowned bust of king right, with crescent crown and hanging ribbon ends chakra or wheel on top of lotus flower at right, indistinct object at left, Bactrian legend at left: (miirosono shao), at right: zabokho
Fire altar, flanked by armed attendant



Javukha silver drachm, late-5th century
silver drachm
3.46 gm, 23.5 mm.
Crowned bust of king right, with crescent crown and hanging ribbon ends thunderbolt at right, indistinct object at left, Bactrian legend at left: (miirosono shao), at right: zabokho
Fire altar, flanked by armed attendants



Javukha silver drachm, late-5th century
silver drachm
3.46 gm, 22.5 mm.
Crowned bust of king right, with crescent crown and hanging ribbon ends trident at right, indistinct object at left, Bactrian legend above right: zabokho
Fire altar, flanked by armed attendants



Javukha silver drachm, late-5th century
silver drachm
3.46 gm, 22 mm.
Crowned bust of king right, with crescent crown and hanging ribbon ends lotus blossom at right, indistinct object at left,
Fire altar, flanked by armed attendants



Javukha silver drachm, late-5th century
silver drachm
3.20 gm, 22 mm.
King mounted on horse right, wearing crescent crown with trailng ribbon ends conch at right, Bactrian legend at left: zabokho
Solar disc standard, flanked by two animals

 

 

Mehama (461-493 AC)

Mehama silver drachm, late-5th century
silver drachm
3.94 gm, 29 mm.
Bare-headed bust of king right, with ribbon ends attached to necklace "bull" tamgha at left, fire altar at right, Brahmi legend at left: shahi, at right: mehama
Fire altar, flanked by armed attendants



Mehama silver drachm, late-5th century
silver drachm
3.22 gm, 28.5 mm.
Crowned bust of king right, with crescent forehead ornament and hanging ribbon ends "bull" tamgha at right, Brahmi legend at left: shahi, at right: mehama
Fire altar, flanked by armed attendants



Mehama silver drachm, late-5th century
silver drachm
3.15 gm, 29 mm.
Crowned bust of king right, with crescent forehead ornament and hanging ribbon ends "bull" tamgha at right, Brahmi legend at left: shahi, at right: mehama
Fire altar, flanked by armed attendants





Crude style

Mehama silver drachm, late-5th century
silver drachm
3.42 gm, 29 mm.
Bare-headed bust of king right, with ribbon ends attached to necklace ? "bull" tamgha at left, fire altar at right, Brahmi legend at right: mepama
Fire altar, flanked by armed attendants



Mehama silver drachm, late-5th century
silver drachm
2.60 gm, 28.5 mm.
Crowned bust of king right, with crescent forehead ornament and hanging ribbon ends "bull" tamgha at right, Brahmi legend at left: shahi, at right: mehama
Fire altar, flanked by armed attendants



Mehama silver drachm, late-5th century
silver drachm
2.70 gm, 27.5 mm.
Crowned bust of king right, with crescent forehead ornament and hanging ribbon ends "bull" tamgha at right, Brahmi legend at left: shahi, at right: mehama
Fire altar, flanked by armed attendants

 

 

Toramana (490-515)

Toramana ? silver drachm, early-6th century
silver drachm
3.59 gm, 27.5 mm.
Crowned bust of king right, wearing diadem with crescent forehead ornament land hanging ribbon ends, unar crescents on shoulders, solar disc at right, conch at left, Brahmi legend above: jayatu torana, dotted border around
Large fire altar flanked by attendants, dotted border around



Toramana silver drachm, early-6th century
silver drachm
Head of king left, in Gupta style, date before:
Stylized peacock standing facing, with wings spread, Brahmi legend around (at 1 o'clock): vijitavaniravanipati sri toramana divam jayati



 
Toramana copper unit, early-6th century
copper unit
3.16 gm, 22 mm.
Bare-headed bust of king right, wearing necklace with ribbon ends, Brahmi letter at right: bu or bra, dotted border around
Solar disc in upper register, Brahmi legend below: tora, dotted border around




Toramana copper unit, early-6th century
copper unit
3.80 gm, 17 mm.
Bare-headed bust of king right, wearing necklace with ribbon ends, Brahmi letter at right: bu or bra, dotted border around
Solar disc in upper register, Brahmi legend below: tora, dotted border around




Toramana copper unit, early-6th century
copper unit
2.99 gm, 18 mm.
Bare-headed bust of king right, wearing necklace with ribbon ends, Brahmi letter at right: bu or bra, dotted border around
Solar disc in upper register, Brahmi legend below: tora, dotted border around

 

 

 Mihirakula (515-540)

Mihirakula silver drachm, early-6th century
silver drachm
3.33 gm, 25 mm.
Crowned bust of king right, wearing diadem with crescent forehead ornament and hanging ribbon ends, lunar crescents on shoulders, ribboned trident at right, sun standard at left, Brahmi legend above: jayatu mihirakula, dotted border around
Fire altar flanked by attendants, dotted border around




Mihirakula silver drachm, early-6th century
silver drachm
3.58 gm, 26 mm.
Crowned bust of king right, wearing diadem with crescent forehead ornament and hanging ribbon ends, lunar crescents on shoulders, ribboned trident at right, solar standard at left, Brahmi legend above: jayatu mihirakula, Brahmi letter ha at right
Fire altar flanked by attendants, dotted border around
 



Mihirakula copper unit, early-6th century
copper unit
7.23 gm, 20 mm.
Kushan style king standing facing, holding scepter in left hand, right hand sacrificing at fire altar left, Brahmi legend left: shahi mihi, right: ragula
Goddess of plenty Ardochsho (Lakshmi) enthroned facing, holding cornucopia and diadem




Mihirakula copper unit, early-6th century
copper unit
7.94 gm, 22 mm.
Kushan style king standing facing, holding scepter in left hand, right hand sacrificing at fire altar left, Brahmi legend left: shahi mihi, right: ragula
Goddess of plenty Ardochsho (Lakshmi) enthroned facing, holding cornucopia and diadem




Mihirakula copper unit, early-6th century
copper unit
7.73 gm, 21 mm.
Kushan style king standing facing, holding scepter in left hand, right hand sacrificing at fire altar left, Brahmi legend left: mihirakula
Goddess of plenty Ardochsho (Lakshmi) enthroned facing, holding cornucopia and diadem