Lot 125

Ancient Guptas Samudragupta Ashvamedha type Gold Dinara

  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 230000 - 250000
  • Price Realised -
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Catalog Reference #
Shivlee # Class I, pg 202
Metal Composition
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine to extremely fine
21.87 mm
7.77 gms
335-375 AD

Ancient, Guptas, Samudragupta (335-375 AD), Ashvamedha type, Gold Dinara, 7.77 gms, 21.87 mm, Obverse: A decorated Horse standing to left on a platform and facing a Yupa (sacrificial post), Brahmi letter ‘Si’ (for siddham/success) below the horse, Reverse: Goddess Rajya-lakshmi standingon a Lotus and facing left, she holds a Chauri (flywhisk) on her right shoulder, her left hand drops down, In front of the goddess, there is a decorated spear, Behind the goddess Brahmi legend reads ‘Ashvamedha Parakra(ma)’, All within a dotted border,  Shivlee # Class I, pg 202, Minor dent seen in obverse at 2'O clock position over all very fine to extremely fine, extremely rare.