Lot 112

Ancient Guptas Chandragupta II Lion-Slayer type Gold Dinar

Auction # 9 Lucknow (Online)

  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 300000 - 400000
  • Price Realised -
  • Auction Completed!

Catalog Reference #
S. Kumar, Class III, var. B
Metal Composition
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine
21.93 mm
7.73 gms
c. AD 380-413

Ancient, Guptas, Chandragupta II (c. AD 380-413), Gold Dinar, 7.73 gms, 21.93 mm, ’Lion-Slayer’ type, Obv: King standing left side slaying a lion to right with a bow and arrow, the lion falling backwards with an arrow in its mouth around Brahmi legend ‘Narendrachandra…..bhuvisimhavikramah’, Rev: Nimbate goddess seated on a lion with both legs drawn up, holding cornucopia and noose in her hands, tamgha on left field and Brahmi legend ‘Simhavikrama’ in right field, S. Kumar, Class III, var. B, very fine, rare.