Lot 131

Ancient, Guptas, Chandragupta II, "Lion-Slayer type" Gold Dinar


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 350000 - 400000
  • Unsold
  • Auction Completed!

Catalog Reference #
Sanjeev Kumar, TOTGE Class III, Var. A
Metal Composition
Gold
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine
Diameter
18.66 mm
Weight
7.83 gms
Denomination
Dinar
Calendar/Year
c.380-413 AD

Ancient, Guptas, Chandragupta II (c. 380-413 AD), Gold Dinar, 7.83 gms, 18.66 mm, ’Lion-Slayertype, Obv: King slaying a lion to right with a bow and arrow, the lion falling back with an arrow in its mouth, around Brahmi legend (Narendrachandrahprathitaranorane)jyatyajayyobhuvisimhavikramah, Rev: Goddess seated on a lion facing left, holding diadem in left hand and long-stemmed flower in the right, with Brahmi legend ‘SimhaVikramah’ in the right field, Sanjeev Kumar, TOTGE Class III, Var. A, very fine, rare.