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
Skandagupta, 448/449 – 467 AD. Dinar, Archer type, 448/449-467, AV 9.19 g. King, nimbate, standing l. and holding bow and arrow. In l. field, Garuda standard decorated with fillet. Rev. The goddess Lakshmi, nimbate, seated facing on lotus, holding fillet and lotus. In l. field, symbol. BMC Gupta 428. Kumar p. 346, Class II, variety A.
Rare and in exceptional condition for the issue. Struck on a very broad flan
and with a wonderful reddish tone. Extremely fine

Ex Spink-Taisei Singapore 9, 1991, 145. From the Skanda collection.

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Price realized 5'000 CHF
Starting price 2'000 CHF
Estimate 2'500 CHF
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