Lot 130

Ancient Guptas Kumaragupta I Lion Slayer type Gold Dinara ex-mount


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 250000 - 300000
  • Price Realised -
  • Auction Completed!

Catalog Reference #
S. Kumar, # TOTGE, Lion Slayer Type, Class II, Variety C.1
Metal Composition
Gold
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine to extremely fine
Diameter
20.38 mm
Weight
6.39 gms
Denomination
Dinara
Calendar/Year
415-455 AD

Ancient, Guptas, Kumaragupta I (415-455 AD), Lion Slayer type, Gold Dinara, 6.39 gms, 20.38 mm, Obverse: King slaying a lion with a bow and arrow, Brahmi legend around, Reverse: Front facing Goddess seated on a lion to right and holding a lotus stalk, Brahmi legend in right field reads ‘Simha Mahendra’, All within a dotted border, S. Kumar, # TOTGE, Lion Slayer Type, Class II, Variety C.1, ex-mount at 3'o clock, over all very fine to extremely fine, very rare.