publication . Article . 2013

The hephthalite numismatics

Aydogdy Kurbanov;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2013 Journal: Tyragetia, issue 1, pages 369-380 (issn: 1857-0240, eissn: 2537-6330, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: National Museum of History of Moldova
This article explores numismatic materials relating to the Hephtalits, who lived on the territory of Central Asia and neighboring territories in the 4th-6th centuries AD. This nation managed in the 5th-6th centuries AD to establish its dominance on a fairly wide area. At the peak of its power, the boundaries of the Hephtalite state stretched from east to west, from Khotan (East Turkestan) to the borders of Iran, and from north to south, from the steppes of present-day Kazakhstan to the north-western India. The empire stretched on a large area in Central Asia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, parts of India and China (a number of oases of Eastern Turkestan). The period of ...
free text keywords: the Hephtalites, Central Asia, coins, lcsh:Auxiliary sciences of history, lcsh:C, lcsh:Archaeology, lcsh:CC1-960
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