Lot 24

Ancient, Post Mauryan, Punch Marked, Local Series, Copper Karshapana


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 2000 - 2500
  • Price Realised -
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Catalog Reference #
#
Metal Composition
Copper
Lot Grade/Condition
fine+
Diameter
11.25 x 20.17 mm
Weight
2.52 gms
Denomination
Karshapana

Ancient, Post Mauryan, Punch Marked, Local Series, Copper Karshapana, 2.52 gms, 11.25 x 20.17 mm, Obv: Incuse of two punches including six armed symbol and elephant walking to right side, Present series of local punch marked coins is found from a vast tract of areas but more prominently from central India.  Use of the then popular symbols of silver punch marked coins was almost a norm.  This short lived series commenced around 1st century BC till 1st century AD. Uniface, fine+, very scarce.