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Ancient India Gupta Empire Silver Drachm of SkandaGupta ‘Peacock’ type

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SKU : 185017160791 Category : Other Ancient Coins
Description

Ancient India, Gupta Empire, Silver Drachm of SkandaGupta (450-475AD), ‘Peacock’ type. 2.36 Gms, 15.20 mm, Obverse has King’s Crowned bust facing right, date in front of the effigy. The reverse has Fan-tailed splendor peacock in centre, Brahmi legend in chaste Sanskrit around Vijitavaniravanipati Jayati Divam Skandagupto ‘yam विजितवनिरवनिपति जयति दिवं स्कन्दगुप्तोऽयं (‘Having conquered the Earth and the lords of the Earth, Skanda Gupta wins over this Heaven’).

Additional Information
Ancient India SkandaGupta ‘Peacock’ type
Catalogue Reference MACW 4883, TOTGE S. Kumar Page 354 # Var.A
Certification Uncertified
Cleaned/Uncleaned Uncleaned
Country/Region of Manufacture India
Denomination Drachm
Diameter 15.20 Millimeter
Era Ancient
Metal Silver
Modified Item No
Weight 2.36 Grams
Year 450-475 AD