Central Asia, Nezak Huns, Kabul Region (c.515-560 CE), Drachm(C)

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Central Asia, Nezak Huns, Kabul Region (c.515-560 CE), Drachm(C)

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  • Order Code: IN-HEPHTHALITE-TURKONEZAK
  • Size: 23.5-29mm
  • Metal: Silver
  • Obverse: Bare headed bust right of Hephthalite "Napki type" cursive Greek legend "SRIO Shaho
  • Reverse: Normal fire altar and attendants design
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The Nezak Huns of the Hindu Kush mountains are members of the great Hunnic nation that pushed on the borders of the China in the east and attacked the Roman Empire under its most famous leader Attila in the west. This particular branch of nomads adopted Sasanian style coinage from Persia.