INDIA, HOYSALA: Anonymous Gold fanam or hana, Vira Raya type. CHOICE!

Ancient Coins - INDIA, HOYSALA: Anonymous Gold fanam or hana, Vira Raya type. CHOICE!
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Obverse Stylized boar standing right
Reverse Stylized lion (sardula) standing right, crescent above
Date c. 14th century
Weight 0.40 gm.
Diameter 8 mm.
Die axis 8 o'clock
Reference MNI ---, Ganesh H 1
Comments This coin is an early precursor to the more common "Vira Raya" fanams of Cochin. Here, the boar and especially the lion are more recognizable. Compare this lion to the lion on the pagoda of Narasimha I. A CHOICE specimen!
Price SKU: 552.17
US$ 35.00
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  • CAD 44.33

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