Lot 135

Ancient Guptas Samudragupta King and Queen’ type Gold Dinar

  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 250000 - 300000
  • Unsold
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Catalog Reference #
S. Kumar # TOTGE, Class I, Var. 1
Metal Composition
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine
19.49 mm
7.67 gms
335-380 AD

Ancient, Guptas, Samudragupta  (circa 335-380 AD), Gold Dinar, 7.67 gms, 19.49 mm, ’King and Queen’ type, issued in memory of his parents that is Emperor Chandragupta I with Queen Kumaradevi, Obv: King standing at right and queen at left facing each other, kingholds crescent standard, offering flower or Sinduradani to Queen Kumaradevi with his right hand, and crescent (for Chandragupta) above, Brahmi legend ‘Shri Kumara devi’ to left and ‘Chandra Gupta’ to right flanking the standard, Rev: Nimbate Goddess Durga seated on a lion holding cornucopia and pasha, tamgha on left field and Brahmi legend ‘Lichhavyah’ to commemorate the marriage alliance of Chandragupta I with the Lichhavi tribe of Nepal area, S. Kumar # TOTGE, Class I, Var. 1, very fine, rare.