Lot 177

Medieval Akaras of Eastern Bengal Kantidatta Silver Unit 60 Rattis


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 30000 - 35000
  • Price Realised -
  • Auction Completed!

Catalog Reference #
Bose and Nasir, Type HC 14.1
Metal Composition
Silver
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine
Diameter
31.09 mm
Weight
7.86 gms
Denomination
Unit 60 Rattis
Calendar/Year
8th-9th Century AD

Medieval, Akaras of Eastern Bengal, Kantidatta (8th-9th Century AD), Silver Unit 60 Rattis, 7.86 gms, 31.09 mm, Obv. A bull seated to left, Early Nagari legend ‘Kantidatta’ on top, Circular and beaded borders around, Rev. An ornate Tripatriate (Shrivatsa?) symbol with Sun and Moon on top, Circular and beaded borders around, Offered for first time in an Indian auction, Bose and Nasir, Type HC 14.1, very fine, extremely rare.