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Sale Number: 346  -  Triskeles - Auction 31
Lot Number: 566

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Lot 566.  India, Gurjara-Pratihara empire of northern India. Ca. 8th Century AR dramma (20 mm, 3.84 g). King's bearded bust right, wearing ornate crown; Brahmi legend Ma to right / Stylized fire altar with two attendants. Maheshwari, Imitations in Continuity, 1304-1311. Rare and choice.

This early coin type was issued by the Gurjura Pratiharas, imitating the Hunnic coinage of Vasudeva of Zabul. This is the earliest issue (Type 1) to carry a Brahmi legend.

Estimate: US$ 50 

Lot is Closed
Closing PriceUS$ 30 
Closing DateFriday, March 27, 2020
2:08:20 PM CDT