Lot 47

Ancient Malwa (South Dasarna) Vasumitra Copper Unit


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 8000 - 10000
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Catalog Reference #
Pieper # 920 and 921
Metal Composition
Copper
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine
Diameter
17.55 x 19.69 mm
Weight
3.53 gms
Denomination
Unit
Calendar/Year
3rd-2nd Century BC

Ancient, Malwa (South Dasarna), Vasumitra (3rd-2nd Century BC), Copper Unit, 3.53 gms, 17.55 x 19.69 mm, Obverse: A tree in railing at centre, A lotus in left field, A four orbed Ujjain symbol in right field, Reverse: Fish holding deity, Brahmi legend “Vasumita(sa)” in right field, Vasumitra on the coins is believed to be the puranic Sunga ruler Sumitra, Pieper # 920 and 921, fine to very fine, extremely rare.