Lot 158

Ancient Gupta Empire Chandragupta II Horseman Type Gold Dinara


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 150000 - 180000
  • Price Realised -
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Catalog Reference #
Shivlee # Class I, var. A1, pg. 260
Metal Composition
Gold
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine
Diameter
18.37 mm
Weight
7.78 gms
Denomination
Dinara
Calendar/Year
380-415 AD

Ancient, Gupta Empire, Chandragupta II (380-415 AD), ‘Horseman’ Type, Gold Dinara, 7.78 gms, 18.37 mm, Obv: King on horseback facing to left, caparisoned horse in prancing position to left, king wearing ear-rings, armlets and necklace, king has large bun behind head without halo, Brahmi legend around starting from 1 O clock ‘Paramabhagavatao(Maharajadhiraja Sri Chandraguptah)’, Rev: Goddess Lakshmi seated in profile on a wicker stool holding a long stemmed flower with leaves and buds in her left hand, right hand is holding a diadem, she is wearing earrings and necklace, tamgha on left field and Brahmi legend ‘Ajitavikramah’ in the right field, Shivlee # Class I, var. A1, pg. 260, very fine, very rare.