Lot 13

Ancient Punch Marked Coinage Whorl coin type of the Northern Upper Ganga region Silver Vimshatika


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 4500 - 5000
  • Unsold
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Catalog Reference #
Pieper #78, pg. 22
Metal Composition
Silver
Lot Grade/Condition
fine to very fine
Diameter
26.78 mm
Weight
4.30 gms
Denomination
Vimshatika
Calendar/Year
5th-4th Centuty BC

Ancient, Punch Marked Coinage, Whorl coin type of the Northern Upper Ganga region, (5th-4th Centuty BC), Silver Vimshatika, 4.30 gms, 26.78 mm, Obverse: Four main punches consisting of wavy designs, Reverse: Four main punches consisting of wavy designs, The reverse contains similar puches as the obverse but is more worn out. This indicates planchet re-use. It is very rare to find reused planchet coins in this series, Pieper #78, pg. 22, fine to very fine, very rare.