Lot 152

Ancient, Guptas, Skandagupta, ‘Archer type’, Gold Heavy Dinar


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 85000 - 90000
  • Price Realised -
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Catalog Reference #
S. Kumar, Class I, var. A
Metal Composition
Gold
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine
Diameter
18.66 mm
Weight
8.42 gms
Denomination
Dinar
Calendar/Year
c. 455-480 AD

Ancient, Guptas, Skandagupta (c. 455-480 AD), Gold Heavy Dinar, 8.42 gms, 18.66 mm, ‘Archer type’, Obv: King nimbate standing facing to left, holding bow and arrow, ‘Skanda’ in Brahmi below arm, garuda standard behind, around traces of Brahmi legend, Rev: Goddess Sri-Lakshmi nimbate, seated facing on a lotus, holding diadem and lotus, tamgha to left with legend ’Sri Skandaguptah’ in the right margin, S. Kumar, Class I, var. A, very fine, rare.