Lot 63

Bhagila, City State, overstruck on Eran Coin Series, Copper Heavy Unit, PMC


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 4000 - 6000
  • Price Realised -
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Catalog Reference #
SJ Mangalam Type 1, Var 3, page 162
Metal Composition
Copper
Lot Grade/Condition
Very Fine
Diameter
23.51 mm
Weight
8.22 gms
Denomination
Unit
Calendar/Year
1st Century BC

Bhagila City State overstruck on Eran coin series, (1st Century BC), Copper Heavy Unit punch mark coin, 8.22 gms, 23.51 mm, Obverse: Overtype has punches of Bull, tree in railing and river typical of Bhagilaya City state issues, Undertype has punch of a Four orbed Ujjain symbol of the Eran series, Reverse: An interesting composite punch consisting of arched hill, tree in railing, four orbed Ujjain symbol and triangle standard, This coin is historically important as it bears the testimony that the provenance of city state of Bhagila was the Eran region of Madhyapradesh, Reference: SJ Mangalam Type 1, Var 3, page 162, Very Fine, Very Rare.