Lot 163

Ancient Kunindas Tribal Republic Amoghabhuti Silver Dramma

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Catalog Reference #
Pieper # 1234, pg 185
Metal Composition
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine
17.10 mm
2.22 gms
2nd-1st Century BC

Ancient, Kunindas, Tribal Republic, Amoghabhuti (2nd-1st Century BC), Silver Dramma, 2.22 gms, 17.10 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, Brahmi legend around reading ‘RajnoKuni(m)dasaAmoghabhutisaMaharajasa’, a Nandipada between the words ‘Amoghabhutisa’ and ‘Maharajasa’, Reverse: Six arched hill (Chaitya) at center surmounted by an altar, Nandipada on top, Triangle standard and Swastika in left field, 4 Branched tTree-in-railing in right field, Wavy line (river) below, Kharoshthi legend around ‘Rana Kuni(m)dasaAmoghabhutisaMaharajasa‘ partially seen, Pieper # 1234, pg 185, very fine, very rare.