INDIA, SAURASHTRA JANAPADA: Punchmarked coin with bull. Scarce.

Ancient Coins - INDIA, SAURASHTRA JANAPADA: Punchmarked coin with bull. Scarce.
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Saurashtra janapada
c. 450-300 BC
AR 1/4 karshapana (13 mm, 0.85 g)
 
Obverse: Bull walking left with ancillary symbols around
Reverse: Another bull?, traces of undertype
Ref: P. Anne van't Haaff, Saurashtra Surasena Silver Punchmarked Coinage, Type 5
 
The Saurashtra janapada was located in modern-day Junagadh district of Gujarat.  Its punchmarked coins were reused several times, so most specimens are found overstruck.
 
An interesting specimen, with a bull on both sides.
 
Scarce.
 
 
Price SKU: PM-088
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