Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich
Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich, Auction 117

Greek, Roman and Gupta Empire gold coins

Tu, 01.10.2019, from 04:45 PM CEST
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Description

The Gupta Empire
Samudragupta, circa 344 – 378 AD. Dinar, Lyrist type, circa 344-378, AV 7.66 g. King, nimbate, seated l. on a low couch or throne, playing lyre set on his knees; below on footstool, si. Rev. The goddess Lakshmi, nimbate, seated l. on wicker stool, holding diadem and cornucopiae. BMC Gupta 52 and pl. V, 5 (this obverse die) and V, 4 (this reverse die). Altekar pl. III, 16. Bayana 187. Kumar p. 213, variety A.1.
Very rare and in exceptional condition for the issue. Struck on
a very large flan and complete. Extremely fine

Ex Spink sale 87, 1991, 1727.

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Price realized 13'000 CHF
Starting price 6'000 CHF
Estimate 7'500 CHF
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