INDIA, RAJAHS of COCHIN: Anonymous Gold "Vira Raya" fanam. Intermediate type. SUPERB!

Price

Price: US$ 35.00 € 30.84
£ 25.8
AUD 48.65
CHF 31.93
CAD 43.83
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Description
Obverse Stylized boar standing right
Reverse Stylized lion (sardula) standing right, crescent above. Additional dot above lion's head.
Date c. 1600-1750
Weight 0.36 gm.
Diameter 8 mm.
Die axis 2 o'clock
Reference MNI 1128 var
Comments An early "Vira Raya" fanam of Cochin. Here, the boar and especially the lion are still fairly recognizable. Compare this to the Hoysala fanam. This coin also features an additonal dot above the lion's head. A SUPERB specimen!
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