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Lot # 4 - Very Rare Punch Marked Silver Karshapana Coin of Vatsa Janapada.
Very Rare Punch Marked Silver Karshapana Coin of Vatsa Janapada.
Very Rare Punch Marked Silver Karshapana Coin of Vatsa Janapada. Very Rare Punch Marked Silver Karshapana Coin of Vatsa Janapada.
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DenominationVimshatikaMetalSilver
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Punch Marked Coin, Vatsa Janapada (500-410 BC), Allahabad/Prayagraj Region, Silver Karshapana, ABCD type, Obv: four punches consisting vatsa royal mark of Scorpio, Elephant, six-armed symbol, bow and arrow, Rev: a number of banker marks, 3.0g, 23.73x31.46mm, (Unlisted in Rajgors), choice extremely fine, Very Rare.

Vatsa Janapada is located in Prayagraj (Allahabad) in the present day, and the capital was Kaushambi which can be identified at the ruins of Kosam-thirty-eight miles from Allahabad above the Yamuna River.