INDIA, KASHMIR: Sugandha Rani AE stater. Scarce.

Ancient Coins - INDIA, KASHMIR: Sugandha Rani AE stater. Scarce.
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Hindu rajas of Kashmir
Sugandha Rani (ruled 904-906 AD)
AE stater (18 mm, 6.38 g)
 
Obverse: Goddess Lakshmi seated facing, with Nagari legend Sri to left and Suga(ndha) to right
Reverse: King standing sacrificing at altar, with Nagari legend Devya to right
 
Ref: Michael Mitchiner, Non-Islamic States & Western Colonies (AD 600-1979), 164-166
 
Sugandha Rani was one of only two queens to have ruled Kashmir. She ascended the throne after her husband Sankara Varman died in battle and her infant son Gopala Varman was murdered. But her nobles killed her after just two years on the throne.
 
A scarce specimen of this enigmatic queen.
价格 品种: KA-008
US$ 25.00
  • € 21.92
  • £ 19.57
  • AUD 34.40
  • CHF 24.76
  • CAD 32.68

利率: 08/14/18

发货从: United Kingdom
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