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Item 88 out of 847
Lot # 88 - Silver Drachma Coin of Harshavardhana of Post Guptas.
Silver Drachma Coin of Harshavardhana of Post Guptas.
Silver Drachma Coin of Harshavardhana of Post Guptas. Silver Drachma Coin of Harshavardhana of Post Guptas.
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Start Price 8500 Estimated Price 8500-9500
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DenominationDrachmaMetalSilver
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Post-Guptas, Pushyabhuti Dynasty, Harshavardhana (Siladitya) (AD 606-647), Silver Drachma, Obv: head of king to left in maukhari style with simple crescent above, Rev: fan-tailed peacock in the centre facing left, Brahmi legend around "Viji(tavanir avanapati sri Siladitya ) divam jayati", 2.18g, 13.97mm, (W. Pieper # 928), about very fine, Rare.

This Coin the famous King Harshavardhana, who ascended the throne of Thaneswar (Haryana), he belonged to Pushyabhuti Dynasty.  His coins follow the Madhyadesa type of the Guptas, with the fan-tailed peacock reverse and the same legend terminology.


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