Item 18 out of 506
Lot # 18 - 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 possibly on a Nandipada on the right field in front of the deer, facing forward, and holds a lotus flower with an upraised right hand, 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, an early Srivatsa symbol above Swastika, 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, 2.25g, 17.46mm, (JONS by S. Kumar 218 # Type VII, Class-4), choice very fine, Extremely Rare.

Note: This variant for the type is with the goddess Lakshmi standing on possibly a Nandipada (Triratna) and at reverse an early Srivatsa symbol above Swastika and an Indradhvaja split with an extra arm on the left field.