INDIA, KINGDOM of MYSORE: Haidar Ali Gold pagoda, Uma-Maheswara type with rosette reverse. SCARCE+SUPERB!

World Coins - INDIA, KINGDOM of MYSORE: Haidar Ali Gold pagoda, Uma-Maheswara type with rosette reverse. SCARCE+SUPERB!
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Obverse Siva and Parvati seated facing; Siva holding trishul (trident) and mriga (deer), sun and moon above.
Reverse Persian letter He (for Haidar Ali) within a granulated field; beautiful rosette within the curve of the letter
Date 1761-82
Weight 3.42 gm.
Diameter 12 mm.
Die axis 5 o'clock
Reference MNI 971, MSI 1046-47
Comments The Siva-Parvati type of Haidar Ali imitated the coins of the Ikkeri Nayakas, whom Haidar defeated in 1763. They were also the source of the gold that funded this coinage. This is a SUPERB specimen of a rare coin! Note the beautiful rosette within the curve of the letter on the reverse.
World Coins - INDIA, KINGDOM of MYSORE: Haidar Ali Gold pagoda, Uma-Maheswara type with rosette reverse. SCARCE+SUPERB!
Price SKU: 552.79
US$ 375.00
  • € 332.55
  • £ 281.29
  • AUD 524.85
  • CHF 347.21
  • CAD 477.64

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