INDIA, Gupta: Samudragupta Gold dinar, Asvamedha type. RARE and SUPERB!

Ancient Coins - INDIA, Gupta: Samudragupta Gold dinar, Asvamedha type. RARE and SUPERB!
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Obverse Sacrificial horse standing left, yupa, or sacrifial post, at left, Brahmi si below and Brahmi legend around: Rajadhiraja prithvi vi(jitya divam jayatyahritavajimedhah)
Reverse Queen standing left, holding fly whisk and towel, Brahmi legend right: Asvamedhaparakrama
Date c. 335-380 CE
Weight 7.64 gm.
Diameter 21 mm.
Die axis 12 o'clock
Reference MAC 4786-87
Comments The Asvamedha coin is a beautiful example of Gupta artistry beginning to assert itself. This is a SUPERB specimen with a large part of the obverse legend present and very clear, VERY RARE thus.

ex-Baldwin Sale 28 (October 2001), lot 1225
Price SKU: 280.4
US$ 2,495.00
  • € 2,090.31
  • £ 1,795.15
  • AUD 3,293.40
  • CHF 2,292.41
  • CAD 3,068.10

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