Lot 64

Ancient, Guptas, Samudragupta, "Javelin" type, Gold Dinar


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 45000 - 50000
  • Price Realised -
  • Auction Completed!

Catalog Reference #
S. Kumar, TOTGE, # Page 187, Class II, Var A,
Metal Composition
Gold
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine+
Diameter
20.18 mm
Weight
7.26 gms
Denomination
Dinar
Calendar/Year
c. 335-380 AD

Ancient, Guptas, Samudragupta (c. 335-380 AD), Gold Dinar, 7.26 gms, 20.18 mm, "Javelin" type, Obverse: King standing left, holding a royal standard and sacrificing at an altar. Garuda standard behind the altar. Traces of Brahmi legend around. Brahmi legend below hand reading as “Samudra”, Reverse: Seated goddess Lakshmi on throne. Holding Diadem and Cornucopia.Tamgah to left. Brahmi legend in right field reading as “Parakramah”, S. Kumar, TOTGE, # Page 187, Class II, Var A, very fine+, rare.