Xalaç İlteber, Tegin of Xwäräsän
Bust of the tegin to the right wearing a diadem with a single layer of pearl beads, with winged crescents visible on left and center, all with a star in the center, set of wings on the left and right, above the diadem, with an elongated neck and head of a dragon attached to the left wing, and surmounted by a crescent and sun. Arya script to the right. Pearl beaded necklace underneath which is a roundel connected by multiple pearl beaded strands. Ornamental pair of ribbons to the left. Single pearl earring. All encompassed by a pearl roundel. Countermark of a bird head to right with an open beak.
Fire altar with robed attendants standing guard at left and right with Brahmi script to the left. Encompassed by a pearl roundel.
D: 29mm; W: 3.39gr
Xalaç (Turk Shahis)
680 - 739
Xwäräsän (Khorasan), Kubhä (Kabul)