Lot # 79 - Gold Dinar Coin of Skandagupta of Gupta Dynasty of archer type.
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Gupta Dynasty, Skandagupta (455-467 AD), Gold Heavy Dinar, Archer type, Obv: king nimbate standing to left wearing long sash, holding an indian long bow in his left hand and arrow in his right hand, garuda standard behind right hand, under left arm brahmi legend 'Skanda', circular legend "jayati (mahatalam"), Rev: goddess lakshmi, nimbate, seated on a lotus in padmasana holding diadem in right hand and lotus in left hand, blurred brahmi legend at right "Sri Skandaguptah", navnidhi symbol at left, 9.19g, 18.35mm, (Variant of Altekar, Bayana Hoard # Pl. XIX -4), about very fine, Rare
There is no tamgha in left field, its a conch shell and cluster of nine dots which are called Nav Nidhi symbol.