Lot 13

Ancient Punch Marked Coinage Silver PMC from lower Middle Ganga Valley Magadha Mahajanapada Series 0/1 Transition Dumraon hoard type Silver Karshapana Standard


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  • 12000 - 15000
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Catalog Reference #
Dr Rajgorarticle on Dumraon hoard
Metal Composition
Silver
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine
Diameter
21.06 x 22.75 mm
Weight
3.37 gms
Denomination
Karshapana
Calendar/Year
5th Century BC

AncientPunch Marked CoinageSilver PMC from lower Middle Ganga Valley, Magadha Mahajanapada (5th Century BC), Silver Karshapana Standard, 3.37 gms, 21.06 x 22.75 mm, Series 0/1 Transition, Dumraon hoard type, Obv. Main punches of Sun, Six arm, Fish, Triangle with pellets, Rev. Banker’s marks, Being of the Karshapana weight standard but having four major punches rather than the usual five punches, coins of the Dumraon hoard type are an important link between the Magadha Series0 and Series 1 coinage and represent a transition phase, Ref # Dr Rajgorarticle on Dumraon hoard, very fine, extremely rare.