INDIA, AYODHYA: Shivadatta copper coin with standing Lakshmi. UNLISTED and RR.

Ancient Coins - INDIA, AYODHYA: Shivadatta copper coin with standing Lakshmi. UNLISTED and RR.
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Ayodhya city state
Sivadatta, c. 1st century BC
AE coin (16 mm, 2.74 g)
 
Obverse: Bull standing left, with Brahmi legend (Si)vadatasa above
Reverse: Female deity (Goddess Lakshmi?) standing facing in centre, flanked by tree-in-railing and Ujjain symbol
Ref: Unpublished
 
This standing form of Lakshmi is not recorded.  Allan listed only a seated Lakshmi being lustrated by two elephants (Abhisheka-Lakshmi) (Pl. XLIII, 4-5).
 
An important early depiction of Lakshmi.
 
Very Rare.
 
 
Ancient Coins - INDIA, AYODHYA: Shivadatta copper coin with standing Lakshmi. UNLISTED and RR.
Prix SKU: EH-262
US$ 145.00
  • € 127.16
  • £ 106.27
  • AUD 201.06
  • CHF 132.62
  • CAD 181.67

Cotation au: 01/18/22

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