INDIA, MAURYA: Series VIa punchmarked silver karshapana, GH 530. SCARCE+CHOICE!

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Price: US$ 30.00 € 28.78
£ 24.94
AUD 44.26
CHF 28.85
CAD 38.83
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  • SKU: SJV.010
Description
Obverse Five official punches.
(See image below for the official marks)
Reverse Two banker's marks, including a pretty tree on hills.
Date c. 320-270 BCE
Weight 3.38 gm.
Dimensions 16 x 9 mm.
Die axis n.a.
Reference GH 530
Comments According to Gupta and Hardaker, the Series VIa coins are issues of the Mauryan empire in its early days. They date these coins to c. 320-270, the time of Chandragupta Maurya and Bindusara. This is a CHOICE specimen of a SCARCE type, on a small, thick (3 mm) flan.
Image of punches
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