Lot 31

Ancient Ujjaini Copper Punch Mark Unit


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 1500 - 1800
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Catalog Reference #
#
Metal Composition
Copper
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine
Diameter
17.29 mm
Weight
6.08 gms
Denomination
Punch Mark Unit
Calendar/Year
2nd-1st Century BC

Ancient, Ujjaini (2nd-1st Century BC), Copper Punch Mark Unit, 6.08 gms, 17.29 mm, Obverse: Four punches- Six arm symbol (Sadarachakra), Sun, Standing man, Tree in railing, Reverse: Two punches- Caduceus, Four orb Ujjain symbol, These copper punch mark coins are likely to be the immediate successors of the imperial Mauryan silver coinage as they carry most of the symbols seen on the Mauryan PMCs, very fine, very scarce.