Lot 105

Ancient, Yaudheyas, Tribal republic issue, 'Bahudhanyaka' type, Copper Unit


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 6000 - 7000
  • Price Realised -
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Catalog Reference #
Handa, Class II, Variety D
Metal Composition
Copper
Lot Grade/Condition
fine
Diameter
18.81 mm
Weight
2.25 gms
Denomination
Unit
Calendar/Year
1st Century BC/AD
Ancient, Yaudheyas, Tribal republic issue, 'Bahudhanyaka' type, (1st Century BC/AD), Copper Unit, 2.25 gms, 18.81 mm, Obv: Bull walking to right, sacrificial standard (Yupa) in front, Brahmi legend “YoDheYaNam” (clockwise) and “BaHuDhaNaKe”(anticlockwise), Rev: Elephant walking to left (elephant to right is normally encountered in this series.  Variety depicting elephant to left is extremely rare and only one such piece is previously recorded).  Nandipada symbol above, Ref: Handa, Class II, Variety D, fine, extremely rare.