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, Ashvamedha type, circa 344-378, AV 7.72 g. Horse standing l. before a sacrificial post (yupa), decorated with a banner. Below on footstool, si. Rev. The queen Mahisi standing l. on lotus-form mat, holding chowrie and a sacrificial spear decorated with fillets. BMC Gupta 56-62 and pl. V, 9-14. cf. Altekar pl. III, 6. Bayana 156. Kumar p. 204, Class I, variety B.2.
Rare. Good very fine

Ex Spink-Taisei Singapore 9, 1991, 105. From the Skanda collection.

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Price realized 3'500 CHF
Starting price 1'600 CHF
Estimate 2'000 CHF
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