INDIA, ASSAM: Gaurinatha Simha Silver octagonal Rupee, dated S.1716. SUPERB!

Ancient Coins - INDIA, ASSAM: Gaurinatha Simha Silver octagonal Rupee, dated S.1716. SUPERB!
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Obverse Four-line Devanagari legend: Sri Sri Swarga / Deva Sri Gaurina / tha Simha Nripasya / Sake 1716, lion left below
Reverse Four-line Devanagari legend: Sri Sri Hara / Gauri Charana Ka / mala Makaranda / Madhu Karasya
Date Saka 1716 = 1794 CE
Weight 11.03 gm.
Diameter 23 mm.
Die axis 6 o'clock
Reference MNI 2488 var, KM 218
Comments This coin, with its slightly cruder style, was probably minted in Guwahati or Jorhat, not in the capital of Rangpur. Gaurinatha Simha was forced to flee the capital in 1787 in the face of rebellion and lost control of the main mint.
Precio SKU: 421.21
US$ 45.00
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  • CAD 57.21

Cotización al: 01/22/21

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