Lot 5

Ancient Punch Marked Coinage from Upper Yamuna Basin Sugh / Babyal series Silver 1/2 karshapana

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Catalog Reference #
Hardaker # SG 4
Metal Composition
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine
14.67 mm
1.47 gms
1/2 karshapana
c. 2nd -1st Century BC

Ancient, Punch Marked Coinage from Upper Yamuna Basin, Sugh / Babyal series, (c. 2nd -1st Century BC), Silver 1/2 karshapana, 1.47 gms, 14.67 mm, attributed to Kuru Janapada, Haryana Region, Obverse:  A triskelis (triskelion or triskeles is an ancient motif consisting of a triple spiral exhibiting rotational symmetry) like design with dots and crescents around, Reverse:  three arm symbol with taurine in each arm, Hardaker # SG 4, very fine, rare.