Item 19 out of 506
Lot # 19 - 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
Full Description:

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, possibly a twelve-dotted sun is behind the deer, the goddess Lakshmi stands 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, 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, 2.08g, 16.53mm, (Unlisted type), choice very fine, Very Rare.

Note: This variant for the type is with possibly a twelve-dotted sun is behind the deer and at reverse an Indradhvaja split with an extra arm on the left field, this combination is unlisted.