Lot 95

Ancient, Panchala, Rajnyah Vijayamitra, Copper "1/2 karshapana"


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 1500 - 2000
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Catalog Reference #
JONS # 234, 2018
Metal Composition
Copper
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine
Diameter
14.46 mm
Weight
1.76 gms
Denomination
1/2 karshapana
Calendar/Year
220 AD

Ancient, Panchala, Rajnyah Vijayamitra (220 AD), Copper 1/2 karshapana, 1.76 gms, 14.46 mm, Conch shell placed horizontally on platform, flanked by standards; chakra (sacred wheel) above / Brahmi legend in two lines Rajnyah Vijayamitasa single Panchala symbol at top left; Unpublished in the standard references, Extremely rare and important. with his royal title Rajnyah and his complex iconography - indicates that Panchala coinage continued well into the Kushan era and there was no long interlude during Kushan rule in northern India, published in JONS # 234, 2018, very fine, extremely rare.