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Sale Number: 343 - Triskeles - Auction 30
Lot Number: 540
|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
|Closing Price||US$ 120 |
|Closing Date||Friday, December 6, 2019|
1:59:40 PM CST