Item 17 out of 506
Lot # 17 - Silver Drachma Coin of Amoghbuti of Kuninda Dynasty.
Silver Drachma Coin of Amoghbuti of Kuninda Dynasty.
Silver Drachma Coin of Amoghbuti of Kuninda Dynasty. Silver Drachma Coin of Amoghbuti of Kuninda Dynasty.
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DenominationDrachmaMetalSilver
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Kuninda Dynasty, Amoghbuti (200 BC), Silver Drachma, Obv: a deer standing to the right with a square-shaped vase above its back, an early Srivatsa symbol between its horns, the goddess Lakshmi stands on a beaded lotus flower on the right field in front of the deer, facing forward, and holds a beaded lotus flower with an upraised right hand, three-arched hill (chaitya) with parasol below the deer, Brahmi legend "Rajnah Kunimdasya Amoghbhutisya Maharajasya" (Great king Amoghbhuti, of The Kunindas) around the field, Rev: centrally placed six-arched hill (chaitya) with parasol, a wavy river line below and a Nandipada (Triratna) above, Swastika above an Indradhvaja split with an extra arm on the left field and a tree within railings on the right, Kharoshthi legend "Rana Kunindasa Amoghbutisa Maharajasa" (Great king Amogh, of the Kunindas) around the field, 2.2g, 16.57mm, (Variant of JONS by S. Kumar 218 # Type II, Class-5/Variant of Handa # Pl. XIII), central struck and almost complete legend on both sides, about extremely fine, Extremely Rare.

Note: This variant for the type is with the goddess Lakshmi standing on a beaded lotus flower on the right field, a three-arched hill (chaitya) with parasol below the deer and an Indradhvaja split with an extra arm on the left field.