Lot 96

Ancient Western Kshatrapas Nahapana Set of 4 Coins Silver Drachm


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 2000 - 2500
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Catalog Reference #
Fishman # 3.2
Metal Composition
Silver
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine+
Diameter
15.42 mm, 16.19 mm, 15.89 mm, 16.74 mm
Weight
3.00 gms, 2.15 gms, 2.11 gms, 2.07 gms
Denomination
Drachm
Calendar/Year
50-95 AD

Ancient, Western Kshatrapas, Nahapana (ca. 50-95 AD), Set of 4 Coins, Silver Drachm, 3.00 gms, 15.42 mm, 2.15 gms, 16.19 mm, 2.11 gms, 15.89 mm, 2.07 gms, 16.74 mm, Obv: Bust of Nahapana right with collar showing, wearing a satrapal cap, crude Greek inscriptions around, Rev: Arrow pointing down to the left, thunderbolt to the right, dot between them, two inscriptions – one in Brahmi (RaJno KsaHaRaTaSa NaHaPaNaSa, reading left to right) and one in Kharoshti (RaNo KsaHaRaTaSa NaHaPaNaSa), reading right to left, Fishman # 3.2, very fine+, very scarce as a set.