Lot 118

Ancient Deccan Vishnukundin Fabric Prithvimaharaja Copper Alloy Unit

Auction # 9 Lucknow (Online)

  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 2000 - 2500
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Catalog Reference #
Pieper # 3001
Metal Composition
Copper Alloy
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine
16.19 mm
3.27 gms
5th-6th Century AD

Ancient, Deccan, Vishnukundin Fabric, Prithvimaharaja (5th-6th Century AD), Copper Alloy Unit, 3.27 gms, 16.19 mm, Obverse: Seated majestic lion facing right, Late Brahmi legend above ‘ShriRa(ma)’, All within a circular border, Reverse: A conch flanked by lamps on either side and inside a rayed circle, This coin is believed to be an issue of Prithvimaharaja, a Kashyapa gotra king who had the epithet ‘ShriRama’ and was a feudatory of the Vishnukundins, Pieper # 3001, very fine, very rare.