Lot 24

Ancient, Athaknagar City State “AThaKa (NaGa)Ra SaSaTha”, Copper Unit


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 6000 - 8000
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Catalog Reference #
#
Metal Composition
Copper
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine
Diameter
16.30 x 19.26 mm
Weight
5.41 gms
Denomination
Unit
Calendar/Year
c. 2nd-1st Century BC

Ancient, Athaknagar City State (c. 2nd-1st Century BC), Copper Unit, 5.41 gms, 16.30 x 19.26 mm, Obverse: Hollow cross with Taurines within it. Wavy line below, Reverse: A tree like structure with Brahmi letters in place of leaves and reading as “AThaKa (NaGa)Ra SaSaTha”, As per Prof. Chandrashekhar Gupta Athak Nagar Saasvath means Finance City of Saasavath, he further attributed Saasvath to Sravasthi, very fine, extremely rare.