Stater, Didda/Kshemagupta, Kashmir, 950-960 AD – tezbid

Stater, Didda/Kshemagupta, Kashmir, 950-960 AD

  • Rs. 300.00

Bronze Stater coin issued jointly in the name of Kshemagupta, the ruler of Kashmir and his wife, known as Didda Rani. Kshemagupta was a part of the Utpala dynasty, which ruled Kashmir from 855-1003 AD. He died in 958 AD and was succeeded by his son, with his wife acting as the Regent. 

The obverse has the seated figure of Ardoxsho - a female deity worshipped by the Kushans. The reverse has another deity. The legend of the coin is not entirely visible on the flan. 

Weight: 6 grams (varies)

Diameter: 19 mm (approx)

This is a RARE coin. Read more here

These are hand struck coins, so no two coins will be identical. The coins are over 1,000 years old and will have wear and tear. Coins are part of a lot - the coin you get will be one of the coins in picture 4.