Lot 72

Ancient Punjab Mahadeva type elephant to left Silver Drachm


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 25000 - 30000
  • Price Realised -
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Catalog Reference #
Pieper # 1248
Metal Composition
Silver
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine
Diameter
16.44 mm
Weight
2.18 gms
Denomination
Drachm
Calendar/Year
2nd-1st Century BC

Ancient, Punjab, Mahadeva type (2nd-1st Century BC), Silver Drachm, 2.18 gms, 16.44 mm, Obverse: Elephant to left holding a parasol in its raised trunk, Battle axe-Trishul in front, Brahmi legend around reading ‘BhagavataMahadevasaRajarajna’, Reverse: Bull to right standing on a wavy line, Dotted lotus bud on the right, Kharoshthi legend around reading ‘BhagavataMahadevasaRajarajna’, Pieper # 1248, very fine, very rare.