INDIA, VIJAYANAGAR: Harihara II gold ½ pagoda. Scarce and SUPERB.

Ancient Coins - INDIA, VIJAYANAGAR: Harihara II gold ½ pagoda. Scarce and SUPERB.
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Vijayanagara empire
Harihara II (ruled 1377-1404)
AV half pagoda (10 mm, 1.71 g)
 
Uma-Maheshwara type
Obverse: Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati seated facing; Shiva is holding damru and trishul
Reverse: Devanagari legend in 3 lines Sri Pra/tapa Hari/hara
Ref: Mitchiner, The Coinage and History of Southern India I, 412
 
Exceptional strike with complete details.  The eyes and expressions of the dieties are clearly visible.
 
Scarce and SUPERB.
 
A similar specimen sold for $1,440 at Stack's Bowers World Collectors Auction (Lot 72334) in October 2019.
 
 
Price SKU: VJ-022
US$ 745.00
  • € 660.67
  • £ 591.75
  • AUD 1,073.40
  • CHF 702.01
  • CAD 1,013.27

Rates for: 07/13/20

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