INDIA, PRITHVIRAJ CHAUHAN jital. Deyell 225. CHOICE.

Ancient Coins - INDIA, PRITHVIRAJ CHAUHAN jital. Deyell 225. CHOICE.
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Chauhans of Delhi and Ajmer
Prithviraja III (c. 1149-1192)
Billon jital (16 mm, 3.38 g)
 
Obverse: Horseman right, with Devanagari legend Sri Pri/thviraja Deva around
Reverse: Bull seated left, with Devanagari legend Asavari Sri Samanta Deva around
Ref: Deyell, Living Without Silver, 225
 
Prithviraj Chauhan is the legendary king of Delhi and Ajmer who decisively defeated Muhammad Ghori (bin Sam) in 1191, only to be defeated and killed by the Muslim invader the following year.  Prithviraj's fame as the warrior hero of the Rajputs lives on in the epic poem Prithviraj Raso composed by Chand Bardai.
 
A CHOICE specimen with find patina.
 
 
Precio SKU: HM-125
US$ 125.00
  • € 110.21
  • £ 98.81
  • AUD 178.98
  • CHF 117.20
  • CAD 168.78

Cotización al: 07/10/20

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