INDIA, Kadambas of Nagarkhanda: Anonymous Gold fanam, Vishnu reverse. VERY RARE+SUPERB!


Price: US$ 275.00 € 232.57
£ 198.88
AUD 375.68
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Obverse Garuda standing facing, head turned right, lamp right
Reverse Vishnu standing facing
Date c. 12th-13th century
Weight 0.40 gm.
Diameter 7 mm.
Die axis 11 o'clock
Reference MNI ---, Ganesh ---, G.P. Sanoor 5
Until recently, this type would have been assigned to the Hoysalas, as it is a close variant of Ganesh Karnataka Coins, 8.30 and 8.31. However, in a well-researched article, Govindraya Prabhu Sanoor ("Coins of the Nagarkhanda Kadambas," Journal of the Oriental Numismatic Society, 228 (Summer 2016), pp. 18-23) has reattributed them to this branch of the Kadamba dynasty that ruled in Nagarkhanda.
Their coins are VERY RARE.
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