The Gupta Empire
Kumaragupta III, circa 530 – 540 AD. Dinar, Archer type, 474-476, AV 9.60 g. King, nimbate, standing l., holding bow and arrow. In l. field, Garuda standard, ku with crescent above l. arm and go between king's feet. Rev. The goddess Lakshmi, nimbate, seated facing on lotus, holding fillet and lotus. BMC Gupta 572 and pl. XXII, 15. Kumar p. 388.
Good extremely fine
Privately purchased from Spink & Son in 1991.
|Price realized||4'000 CHF|
|Starting price||1'600 CHF|