Pars Coins

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

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Sale Number: 346  -  Triskeles - Auction 31
Lot Number: 510

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Lot 510.  India, Lichhavi dynasty of Nepal. Sri Mananka. Ca. A.D. 576-605. Æ coin (27 mm, 9.81 g). Lion standing left with front paw raised, Brahmi legend Sri Mananka above / Female deity seated facing on lotus flower, right hand raised, left hand at hip, Brahmi legend Sri Bhogini to right. MNI 197; Rhodes, Gabrisch & Valdettaro, The Coinage of Nepal, 1. This is the earliest known coin type of the Lichhavis. Rhodes et. al. argue that this type bearing the legend Sri Mananka was probably issued during the reign of Sivadeva I. Rare.

Estimate: US$ 150 

Lot is Closed
Closing PriceUS$ 90 
Closing DateFriday, March 27, 2020
1:49:40 PM CDT