The Gupta Empire
Samudragupta, circa 344 – 378 AD. Dinar, Javelin type, circa 344-378, AV 7.72 g. King, nimbate, standing l., holding standard and dropping incense on altar. In background, decorated altar, surmounted by a Garuda facing. Rev. The goddess Lakshmi, nimbate, seated facing on throne, holding fillet and cornucopiae; her feet resting on lotus. BMC Gupta 6 and pl. I, 8. Kumar p. 198, Class I, variety C.1.
Ex DNW sale 7 December 2005, 1066.
|Price realized||1'700 CHF|
|Starting price||800 CHF|