Lot 160

Ancient Kunindas Tribal Republic Amoghabhuti Silver Dramma


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Catalog Reference #
Pieper # 1222, pg 184
Metal Composition
Silver
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine
Diameter
18.33 mm
Weight
2.22 gms
Denomination
Dramma
Calendar/Year
2nd-1st Century BC

Ancient, Kunindas, Tribal Republic, Amoghabhuti (2nd-1st Century BC), Silver Dramma, 2.22 gms, 18.33 mm, Obverse: Deer to right with a fire-altar on its back, Shrivatsa in between the horns, Goddess Lakshmi holding a lotus stalk in front of the deer and standing on a Sun symbol, a Swastika below the deer, a Nandipada between the deity and the deer, Brahmi legend around reading ‘RajnoKuni(m)dasaAmoghabhutisaMaharajasa’, Reverse: Six arched hill(Chaitya) at center surmounted by an altar, Nandipada on top, Triangle standard and Swastika in left field, Tree-in-railing in right field, Wavy line (river) below, Kharoshthi legend around ‘Rana Kuni(m)dasaAmoghabhutisaMaharajasa‘, Pieper # 1222, pg 184, very fine, very rare.