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
Chandragupta II, 383 – 412 AD. Dinar, Chhattra type, 383-412, AV 7.85 g. King, nimbate, standing l. dropping incense on altar and resting on sword-hilt. Behind him, a dwarf attendant holding chattra over him. Rev. The goddess Lakshmi standing three-quarters l., holding fillet and lotus. BMC Gupta 107 and pl. VIII, 7. Kumar p. 256, Class I, variety C.4.
Very rare and in exceptional condition for the issue, possibly the
finest specimen known. Good extremely fine

Ex Spink-Taisei Singapore 9, 1991, 120. From the Skanda collection.

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Price realized 14'000 CHF
Starting price 6'000 CHF
Estimate 7'500 CHF
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