Lot 154

Ancient Guptas Samudragupta Ashvamedha type Gold Dinara


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 525000 - 550000
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Catalog Reference #
Shivlee # Class I Variety B, pg 203
Metal Composition
Gold
Lot Grade/Condition
extremely fine
Diameter
22.43 mm
Weight
7.60 gms
Denomination
Dinara
Calendar/Year
335-375 AD

Ancient, Guptas, Samudragupta (335-375 AD), Ashvamedha type, Gold Dinara, 7.60 gms, 22.43 mm, Obv: A decorated Horse standing to left on a platform and facing a Yupa(sacrificial post), Brahmi letter ‘Si’ (for siddham/success) below the horse, A crescent on back of the horse, Brahmi legend around ‘RajadhirajaPrithivimatitvadivam Jaya (tyahritavajimedah)’, Rev: Goddess Rajya-lakshmi standing crossleggedon a Lotus and facing left,she holds a Chauri(flywhisk) on her right shoulder, Her left hand drops down, In front of the goddess, there is a decorated spear, Behind the goddess Brahmi legend reads ‘AshvamedhaParakrama’, All within a dotted border, Shivlee # Class I Variety B, pg 203, extremely fine, extremely rare in this grade.