Lot 164

Ancient Kunindas Tribal Republic Amoghabhuti Silver Dramma


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Catalog Reference #
Pieper # 1235, pg 186
Metal Composition
Silver
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine
Diameter
17.44 mm
Weight
2.21 gms
Denomination
Dramma
Calendar/Year
2nd-1st Century BC

Ancient, Kunindas, Tribal Republic, Amoghabhuti (2nd-1st Century BC), Silver Dramma, 2.21 gms, 17.44 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, a triangle standard (Indradhwaja) between the deer and the goddess, 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, Tree-in-railing in right field, Wavy line (river) below, Kharoshthi legend around ‘Rana Kuni(m)dasaAmoghabhutisaMaharajasa‘ partially seen, Pieper # 1235, pg 186, very fine, very rare.