Xalaç İlteber, Tegin of Xwäräsän
Bust of tegin to the right wearing a diadem with two layers of pearl beads, ornamental ribbons to the back, and surmounted by a ribboned crescent and star. Säsäniyän hairstyle to the back, pearl beaded necklace, and Varxun-style earrings. Arya script to the right. Encompassed by a pearl roundel.
Fire altar with armed attendants standing guard at left and right with Arya script on the outermost side of each attendant. Encompassed by a pearl roundel.
D: 29.5mm; W: 3.33gm
Xalaç (Turk Shahis)
680 - 739
Xwäräsän (Khorasan), Kubhä (Kabul)
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