INDIA, BANAS of MADURAI: Samarakolakalan Copper jital, Garuda type, CHOICE!

World Coins - INDIA, BANAS of MADURAI: "Samarakolakalan" Copper jital, Garuda type, CHOICE!
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Obverse Garuda flying left, discus at left, conch at right
Reverse Three-line Tamil legend: Sa ma ra / ko la / ka la n
Date c. 14th - 16th centuries
Weight 3.12 gm.
Diameter 13-17 mm.
Die axis 3 o'clock
Reference MNI 1151 (attributed incorrectly to the Pandyas)
Comments The coin has a small edge chip, otherwise a wonderful specimen. Garuda's beak is clearly visible, as are the chakra (discus) and sankh (conch). The trailing sash underlines the swift movement through the air.
Price SKU: 535.05
US$ 30.00
  • € 26.60
  • £ 22.50
  • AUD 41.99
  • CHF 27.78
  • CAD 38.21

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