Lot 26

Ancient, Post-Mauryan, Kaushambi Area, Uninscribed type, Cast Copper


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 3000 - 4000
  • Price Realised -
  • Auction Completed!

Catalog Reference #
Bop & Pieper # 9
Metal Composition
Copper
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine
Diameter
16.54 x 17.57 mm
Weight
4.21 gms
Denomination
Cast

Ancient, Post-Mauryan, Kaushambi Area, Uninscribed type, Cast Copper, 4.21 gms, 16.54 x 17.57 mm, Obv: Elephant walking to left front of triangular headed standard and back taurine and on top svastika and six armed symbol, Rev: Tree-in-railing with four compartments in centre, on left side open hollow cross and on right side three arched hill with crescent and above taurine, Present coin represents a noteworthy type of local types cast copper coins of Kaushambi.  Representation of many symbols of contemporary Mauryan silver punch marked coins is remarkable on this series, especially the six-armed symbol.  Bop & Pieper # 9, very fine. very scarce.