Lot 88

Chowhanas of Shakambri (Ajmer) Ajaya Deva alias Jaichand Silver Unit


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Catalog Reference #
Deyell # 179
Metal Composition
Silver
Lot Grade/Condition
Fine
Diameter
14.29 mm
Weight
4.22 gms
Denomination
Unit
Calendar/Year
c.1110-1120 AD

Chowhanas of Shakambri (Ajmer) Ajaya Deva alias Jaichand ( c.1110-1120 AD ), 4 ½ Masha ( 1 Masha = 8 Ratti ), Silver Unit, 4.22 gms, 14.29 mm, Obv. Goddess Lakshmi seated front facing, Rev. Nagari legend in two lines Sri Aja / ya / deva, The Chowhanas dynasty, a branch of the Chowhanas clan (“clan” is derived from the Gaelic clann meaning “children”, “offspring”, “progeny” or “descendants”), distinguished itself in successfully fighting the Islamic invasions from Ghazna ( a city in central Afghanistan ). Deyell 179, Fine, Rare.