Lot 74

Ancient Audumbaras Tribal Republic Rudradasa Copper Unit


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 12000 - 14000
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Catalog Reference #
Pieper # 1031
Metal Composition
Copper
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine
Diameter
17.55 mm
Weight
2.10 gms
Denomination
Unit
Calendar/Year
2nd-1st Century BC

Ancient, Audumbaras, Tribal Republic, Rudradasa (2nd-1st Century BC), Copper Unit, 2.10 gms, 17.55 mm, Obverse: Beautifully depicted temple architecture with a trident-axe in front, Brahmi legend in three sides reading partially as ‘Odubarisa Mahadevasa Rana Rudradasasa’, Reverse: Elephant to left facing a tree in railing. Kharoshti legend on three sides reading partially as ‘Odubarisa Mahadevasa Rana Rudradasasa’, An interesting planchet shape, Normally the planchets in this series are rectangle, Pieper # 1031, fine to very fine, very rare.