INDIA, Satavahanas: Vasithiputra Sri Satakarni AR drachm. VERY RARE and CHOICE!

Ancient Coins - INDIA, Satavahanas: Vasithiputra Sri Satakarni AR drachm. VERY RARE and CHOICE!
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Obverse King's bust right, with elaborate hairdo, Brahmi legend around: Rano Vasithiputasa Siri Satakanisa
Reverse Ujjain or Satavahana symbol and six-arched hill, river below, Telugu legend: Arahanaku Vahitti Makanaku Tiru Hatakanaku
Date 118-147 CE
Weight 2.11 gm.
Diameter 15-16 mm.
Die axis 2 o'clock
Reference MNI 4965, MSI 147
Comments
The silver drachms of the Satvahanas are all rare. An interesting aspect of their legends is that they name the king's mother, not the father.
 
The coin is better in hand than the photo shows.
Prix SKU: 468.73
US$ 225.00
  • € 193.68
  • £ 163.71
  • AUD 299.38
  • CHF 206.66
  • CAD 279.18

Cotation au: 10/28/21

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