Pars Coins

Closes Monday, December 23, 2019 11:00 AM CST

Archive Lot Detail
Sale Number: 343  -  Triskeles - Auction 30
Lot Number: 540

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Lot 540.  India, Vijayanagar empire. Achyutaraya. ruled 1565-70. Æ 5 jitals (20.5 mm, 16.73 g). Gandabherunda (double-headed eagle) displayed, holding four elephants in its beaks and feet / Nagari legend Sri Pra/tapa Chyuta/ Raya. Mitchiner, The Coinage and History of Southern India, Part I, 675-677. Rare and choice.

Heavy copper coins of Achyutaraya are hard to find. The double-headed eagle was his personal symbol.

Estimate: US$ 200 

Lot is Closed
Closing PriceUS$ 120 
Closing DateFriday, December 6, 2019
1:59:40 PM CST