|Lot 867. Irungola II ""Danava Murari"". 12th century. AV pagoda (9 mm, 3.41 g, 1 h). Garuda striding right, right arm raised in warrior pose / 3-line Kannada legend: Danava Murari Bamtara. MNI -; MSI 282. Rare. Toning in the recesses. Good very fine. |
Mitchiner attributes this type to Somesvara IV Chalukya. This coin can easily be distinguished from the Hanuman type by the prominent presence of Garuda's beak, and is rare thus.
Estimate: US$ 400