Lot 22

Ancient, Archaic Series, Punch Marked Coinage, Magadha Mauryan Empire, Silver "Mashaka"


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 400 - 500
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Catalog Reference #
#
Metal Composition
Silver
Lot Grade/Condition
fine+
Diameter
4.08 mm
Weight
0.11 gms
Denomination
Mashaka
Calendar/Year
c. 300 BC

Ancient, Archaic Series, Punch Marked Coinage, Magadha Mauryan Empire (c. 300 BC), Silver Mashaka, 0.11 gms, 4.08 mm, the smallest ancient Indian coins, the name Mashaka is derived from makshika-fly weight, See Terry Hardaker, The Mashaka Fractional coinage of Ancient India, Nasik 1999, a must for every collector, fine+, very scarce.