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AUC03 Lot No : 18
 
Skanda Gupt: Archer type heavy, dinar, 9g, obv; The king is shown in partial tribhanga posture with the bow and arrow wearing a dhoti rather than a trouser. Skanda under the arm. Legend: legend to be fully deciphered - possibly rev; Goddess Lakshmi is shown seated on a lotus and holding. a lotus flower in her left hand and a diadem in her right hand. Legend: Kramaditya Upagati metre - 'The king Karamaditya, the benefactor of others, wins the heaven.' A long flowing sash is shown at kings waist on all coins of this variety. Altekar referred to it as a "whip" while describing this effect on some of the coins of Chandra gupta. rev; legend – Karamaditya. Estimate
Rs. 40,000-50,000
Sold For : Rs. 40,000
 
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