INDIA, VIJAYANAGAR: Devaraya I copper coin. Scarce.

Ancient Coins - INDIA, VIJAYANAGAR: Devaraya I copper coin. Scarce.
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Vijayanagara empire
Devaraya I (ruled 1406-1422)
AE coin (16 mm, 3.38 g)
 
Thanjavur mint
Obverse: Humped bull standing right; Nagari letter De to right
Reverse: Nagari legend Sri Nilakan/tha
Ref: Mitchiner, The Coinage and History of Southern India, Part I, 618-619
 
Neelakantha (blue-necked) is a name of Siva.  This type confirms that Devaraya I was a follower of Shaivite Hinduism.
 
Scarce.
 
 
Price SKU: VJ-032
US$ 45.00
  • € 40.41
  • £ 36.40
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  • CAD 61.74

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