Lot 147

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


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 400000 - 500000
  • Unsold
  • Auction Completed!

Catalog Reference #
S. Kumar, Class III, var. B
Metal Composition
Gold
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine
Diameter
21.88 mm
Weight
7.72 gms
Denomination
Dinar
Calendar/Year
c. AD 380-413

Ancient, Guptas, Chandragupta II (c. AD 380-413), Gold Dinar, 7.72 gms, 21.88 mm, ’Lion-Slayer’ type, Obv: King standing left side slaying a lion to right with a bow and arrow, the lion falling backwards with an arrow in its mouth around Brahmi legend ‘Narendrachandra…..bhuvisimhavikramah’, Rev: Nimbate goddess seated on a lion with both legs drawn up, holding cornucopia and noose in her hands, tamgha on left field and Brahmi legend ‘Simhavikrama’ in right field, S. Kumar, Class III, var. B, very fine, rare.