Silver Coin from Manikyala Stupa

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 24 October 2016

Silver coin of "Abdalla ibn Khazim". From Merv (modern-day Turkmenistan), circa 684 CE. Found inside the Buddhist monument (called deposit A) at Manikyala, modern-day Pakistan. This shows that coins from several places all circulated at the same time in ancient Afghanistan. From India Office Collection. (The British Museum, London).



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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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