Lot 130

Ancient Guptas Samudragupta Ashvamedha type Gold Dinara


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 350000 - 400000
  • Price Realised -
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Catalog Reference #
Shivlee # Class I Variety B, pg 203
Metal Composition
Gold
Lot Grade/Condition
extremely fine
Diameter
21.63 mm
Weight
7.39 gms
Denomination
Dinara
Calendar/Year
335-375 AD

Ancient, Guptas, Samudragupta (335-375 AD), Gold Dinara, 7.39 gms, 21.63 mm, Ashvamedha type, Obv. A decorated Horse standing to left on a platform and facing a Yupa(sacrificial post), Brahmi letter ‘Si’ (for siddhamie. success) below the Horse, A crescent on back of the horse, Brahmi legend around, Rev. Goddess RajyaLakshmi standing facing left on a Lotus, She holds a Chauri(flywhisk) on her right shoulder, Her left hand drops down, In front of goddess, there is a decorated spear, Behind the goddess Brahmi legend reads ‘AshvamedhaParakrama’, All within a dotted border, A small planchet crack at 8 O clock, Shivlee # Class I Variety B, pg 203, extremely fine, very rare.