Lot 133

Ancient Signet Ring / Seal Satavahana Elephant Gold Seal


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 175000 - 185000
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Catalog Reference #
#
Metal Composition
Gold
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine+
Diameter
14.07 x 21.21 mm
Weight
17.52 gms
Denomination
Seal
Calendar/Year
c. 100 AD

Ancient, Signet Ring / Seal, SatavahanaElephant’ (c. 100 AD), Gold Seal, 17.52 gms, 14.07 x 21.21 mm, plain band with an oval bezel with negative engraving of a Satavahana type elephant walking to right with five letters in Brahmi ’Bannasa’ above, found in Nevasa. An attractive object of art, such important seals were used by ministers or high ranking officials, very fine+, extremely rare.