Lot 123

Ancient Guptas Chandragupta I or II Gold Dinara


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Catalog Reference #
S. Kumar, TOTGE # pg. 182, Lion Slayer Type, Class III, Variety B.2
Metal Composition
Gold
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine
Diameter
18.77 mm
Weight
7.55 gms
Denomination
Dinara
Calendar/Year
c. 4th-5th Century AD

Ancient, Guptas, Chandragupta I or II (c. 4th-5th Century AD), Gold Dinara, 7.55 gms, 18.77 mm, Obverse: King facing lion on his right and killing it with a bow and arrow, Brahmi legend around, Reverse: Goddess seated on a throne with her foot on a sleeping lion facing left, holding diadem and cornucopia, Brahmi legend ‘Simhavikramah’ in right field, S. Kumar, TOTGE # pg. 182, Lion Slayer Type, Class III, Variety B.2, very fine, very rare.