INDIA, MAGADHA: Series IVd Silver punchmarked karshapana, GH 425. SUPERB!

Ancient Coins - INDIA, MAGADHA: Series IVd Silver punchmarked karshapana, GH 425. SUPERB!
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Obverse Five official punches.
(See image below for the official marks)
Reverse One (or two?) unofficial banker's marks
Date c. 4th century BCE
Weight 3.46 gm.
Dimensions 20 x 13 mm.
Die axis n.a.
Reference GH 425
Comments The Series IVd coins are similar in size to the earlier Series III coins, and still larger than the later Maurya issues. This is a SUPERB specimen, with very clear punches.

Gupta and Hardaker date the Series IVd coins to c. 370-320 BCE, the time of the Nanda rule in Magadha.
Image of punches
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Ancient Coins - INDIA, MAGADHA: Series IVd Silver punchmarked karshapana, GH 425. SUPERB!
Prix SKU: 369.56
US$ 40.00
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