Lot 149

Ancient Kunindas Tribal Republic Amoghabhuti Silver Drachm


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 3000 - 3500
  • Price Realised -
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Catalog Reference #
Pieper # 1220, pg. 184
Metal Composition
Silver
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine to extremely fine
Diameter
16.86 mm
Weight
2.29 gms
Denomination
Drachm
Calendar/Year
2nd-1st Century BC

Ancient, Kunindas, Tribal Republic, Amoghabhuti (2nd-1st Century BC), Silver Drachm, 2.29 gms, 16.86 mm, Obverse: Deer to right with a fire-altar on its back, Shrivatsa in between the horns, Standing goddess Lakshmi holding a lotus stalk in front of deer, Brahmi legend around reading ‘RajnoKun (m)dasaAmoghabhutisaMaharajasa’, A dotted circle (Sun?) between the words Maharajasa and Rajno, Reverse: Six arched hill (Chaitya) at center surmounted by an altar, Nandipada on top, Triangle standard and Swastika in left field, Tree-in-railing in right field, Wavy line below, Kharoshthi legend around ‘Rana Kuni(m)dasaAmoghabhutisaMaharajasa‘, Pieper # 1220, pg. 184, very fine to extremely fine, very rare.