Lot 13

Ancient Punch Marked Coinage Punch Mark Series of the Son valley usually attributed to Vatsa Mahajanapad Silver Karshapana


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Catalog Reference #
Hardaker # Non-imperial series, Series 1, SN 34, pg. 236
Metal Composition
Silver
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine
Diameter
22.54 mm
Weight
3.31 gms
Denomination
Karshapana
Calendar/Year
6th-5th Century BC

Ancient, Punch Marked Coinage, Punch Mark Series of the Son valley, usually attributed to Vatsa Mahajanapada, (6th-5th Century BC), Silver Karshapana, 3.31 gms, 22.54 mm, Obv: Punches of Six-arm symbol, Sun, Elephant to left, A taurine within a crescent, Rev: Elephant to left x2, A taurine within crescent, A flag staff with small taurines below, A good example of planchet reuse with both sides of the coin displaying four main punches, Hardaker # Non-imperial series, Series 1, SN 34, pg. 236, very fine, very rare.