Lot 137

Ancient Guptas Chandragupta II ‘Lion Slayer’ type Gold Dinar


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 275000 - 300000
  • Unsold
  • Auction Completed!

Catalog Reference #
S.Kumar # TOTGE, Class III, Var. B
Metal Composition
Gold
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine
Diameter
18.94 mm
Weight
7.55 gms
Denomination
Dinar
Calendar/Year
380-413 AD

Ancient, Guptas, Chandragupta II (c. 380-413 AD), Gold Dinar, 7.55 gms, 18.94 mm, ‘Lion Slayer’ type, Obv: king slaying a lion to left side with a bow and arrow, the lion falling back with an arrow in its mouth, around Brahmi legend ‘Narendrachandrahprathitarano (ranejyatyajayyobhuvisimhavikramah)’, Rev: Goddess facing front nimbate, seated on a lion facing left, holding a lotus, tamgha on left field and Brahmi legend ‘Simha Vikramah’ in the right field, S.Kumar # TOTGE, Class III, Var. B, very fine, rare.