Pars Coins

Closes Monday, April 20, 2020 11:00 AM CDT

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Sale Number: 346  -  Triskeles - Auction 31
Lot Number: 470

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Lot 470.  India, Post-Mauryan central India. Bhanumitra. Ca. 1st Century B.C. Æ coin (17 mm, 3.19 g). Human figure (Mahakal?) holding spear in left hand and kamandalu in right; Brahmi legend Rano Bhanumitasa around / Blank. Unpublished (cf. Pieper 414 with tree-in-railing). This type with human figure is not recorded. Pieper listed one specimen with a tree-in-railing. Extremely rare.

Bhanumitra was a post-Mauryan ruler of Vidarbha, who emerged between the collapse of Mauryan power in the Deccan and the rise of the Satavahana empire. His coins are all very rare.

Estimate: US$ 200 

Lot is Closed
Closing PriceNot Available
Closing DateFriday, March 27, 2020
1:36:20 PM CDT