Item 1 out of 764
Lot # 1 - Gold, plated Earring, (c. 1st BC-1st AD), 4.78g., a man's earring made of heavy metal plated with thick sheet of gold. Rare
Gold, plated Earring, (c. 1st BC-1st AD), 4.78g., a man's earring made of heavy metal plated with thick sheet of gold. Rare
This Lot is closed.
  •  Bids: 2
  •  Views:318
Start Price 2000 Estimated Price 2000-3000
login, to view  Hammer value
Quick Description
MetalGoldYear (AH/VS/SE/AM)1BC - 1AD
Full Description:
Gold, plated Earring, (c. 1st BC-1st AD), 4.78g., a man's earring made of heavy metal plated with thick sheet of gold. May have been used as primitive money for barter. Such earrings were very special in ancient period before Christ when Gold was scarce in India. (For references see Michel Postal, Ear ornaments of India, Franco-Indian Pharmaceuticals Ltd., p.214, item 7 from Sanchi). Very Fine. Very Rare.