Lot 138

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

  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 80000 - 90000
  • Price Realised -
  • Auction Completed!

Catalog Reference #
S. Kumar, TOTGE, Class II, Var. A
Metal Composition
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine+
20.48 mm
9.25 gms
Heavy Dinar
c. 455-480 AD

Ancient, Guptas, Skandagupta (c. 455-480 AD), Gold Heavy Dinar, 9.25 gms, 20.48 mm, “Archer type”, Obv: King nimbate, standing left, holding bow and arrow, Brahmi legend ‘Skanda’ below his left arm, Garuda standard behind, with traces of Brahmi legend around, Rev: Goddess Lakshmi nimbate, seated on a lotus facing front, holding diadem and lotus, tamgha to left field, with Brahmi legend ’Sri Kramadityah’ in right field, S. Kumar, TOTGE, Class II, Var. A, very fine+, rare.