Lot 132

Ancient, Guptas, Samudragupta, King and Queen type, Gold Dinar


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 300000 - 350000
  • Price Realised -
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Catalog Reference #
Sanjeev Kumar TOTGE # Pg 174 class I. Variety with Crescent
Metal Composition
Gold
Lot Grade/Condition
extremely fine+
Diameter
19.29 mm
Weight
7.84 gms
Denomination
Dinar
Calendar/Year
c. 335-380 AD

Ancient, Guptas, Samudragupta (c. 335-380 AD), Gold Dinar, 7.84 gms, 19.29 mm, ‘King and Queen’ type, issued in memory of his parents that is Emperor Chandragupta I standing with Queen Kumaradevi, the king offering a flower to the Queen with his right hand, with crescent (for Chandra) above, legend “kumara devi” to left and to right Chandra, rev. Goddess Durga seated on a left facing lion holding cornucopia and pasha with legend “Lichhavyah” to commemorate the marriage alliance of Chandragupta I with the Lichhavi tribe of Nepal, Sanjeev Kumar TGE # Pg 174 class I. Variety with Crescent, extremely fine+, very rare.