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
Kumaragupta I, 409 – 450/452 AD. Dinar, Lyrist type, 409-450/452, AV 8.09 g. King, nimbate, sitting on a straight-backed couch and playing a stringed lute. Rev. The goddess Lakshmi or the queen sitting on a couch and holding a flower. Bayana 1810. Kumar p. 325 (this coin illustrated).
Of the highest rarity, one of only four specimens known. About extremely fine

Ex Spink-Taisei Singapore 9, 1991, 141. From the Skanda collection.

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Price realized 85'000 CHF
Starting price 40'000 CHF
Estimate 50'000 CHF
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