Lot 104

Ancient Tribal Republic Kunindas Amoghabhuti Silver Dramma

Auction # 12 Lucknow (Online)

  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 3000 - 3500
  • Price Realised -
  • Auction Completed!

Catalog Reference #
Pieper # 1235, pg. 186
Metal Composition
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine
17.63 mm
2.15 gms
2nd-1st Century BC

Ancient, Tribal Republic, Kunindas, Amoghabhuti (2nd-1st Century BC), Silver Dramma, 2.15 gms, 17.63 mm, Obverse: Deer to right with a fire-altar on its back, Shrivatsa in between the horns, Goddess Lakshmi holding a lotus stalk in front of the deer, a triangle standard (Indradhwaja) between the deer and the goddess, Brahmi legend around reading ‘RajnoKuni(m)dasaAmoghabhutisaMaharajasa’, a Nandipada between the words ‘Amoghabhutisa’ and ‘Maharajasa’, Reverse: Six arched hill(Chaitya) at center surmounted by an altar,Nandipada on top, Triangle standard and Swastika in left field, Tree-in-railing in right field, Wavy line(river) below, Kharoshthi legend around ‘Rana Kuni(m)dasaAmoghabhutisaMaharajasa‘ partially seen, Pieper # 1235, pg. 186, very fine, very rare.