Lot 135

Ancient, Guptas, Narsimhagupta, “Archer” type, Gold Heavy Dinar

  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 75000 - 80000
  • Price Realised -
  • Auction Completed!

Catalog Reference #
S. Kumar, TOTGE 2017, pp. 369
Metal Composition
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine+
23.06 mm
9.44 gms
Heavy Dinar
c. 518-530 AD

Ancient, Guptas, Narsimhagupta (c. 518-530 AD), Gold Heavy Dinar, 9.44 gms, 23.06 mm, “Archertype, Obv: King standing facing to left front of Garudadhvaja, holding bow with his left hand and arrow in his right hand, ‘Nara’ in Brahmi below left arm, and Brahmi letter ‘Shri’ between his legs, Rev: Goddess Lakshmi nimbate, seated facing on a lotus, holding diadem and lotus, tamgha to left, and a tamgha near the right arm, with legend ’Sri Baladityah’ in left margin. S. Kumar, TOTGE 2017, pp. 369, very fine+, very rare.