1 Jital, Kabul Shahi, Spalapati Deva, 850-970 AD – tezbid

1 Jital, Kabul Shahi, Spalapati Deva, 850-970 AD

  • Rs. 1,000.00

Silver 1 Jital coin of the Kabul Shahi dynasty - the Hindu rulers of Gandhara/Afghanistan, North-West Frontier Province (present day Pakistan) and North-Western India. These rulers were the successors to the Kushan Empire and the Hephthalite Huns who had empires in that region in the ancient era, and pre-date Islamic rule of the region. The obverse of the coin has a seated bull while the reverse a horse rider. This design was also used later in the billion metal Jital coins of Prithviraj Chauhan - the last Hindu ruler of Delhi. The Hindushahi dynasty was finally supplanted by the Ghaznavids. 

Weight: 3.17 grams (approx)

Diameter: 17-19 mm (approx)

This is a rare coin, read more about it here

These coins are over 1,000 years old and have some wear and tear on them. Coins are part of a lot and there will be some variation between the coins. Price is for 1 silver coin.