The Gupta Empire
Kumaragupta I, 409 – 450/452 AD. Dinar, Horseman type, 409-450/452, AV 8.15 g. King on horseback r., holding bow. Rev. The goddess Lakshmi, nimbate, seated l. on stool, holding lotus and feeding peacock. BMC Gupta 223 and pl. XIII, 13. Bayana Hoard 1689 and pl. 25, 15 (this coin). Kumar p. 314, Class III, variety F.1.
Lovely reddish tone and extremely fine
Ex Spink-Taisei Singapore 9, 1991, 132. From the Skanda collection.
|Price realized||6'500 CHF|
|Starting price||2'400 CHF|