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- P-Auction # 40
- Bids: 7
|Start Price 8000||Estimated Price 8000-10000|
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Kuninda Dynasty, Amoghbuti (200 BC), Silver Drachma, “Sun-Swastika-Nandipada” type, Obv: a deer standing to the right with a square-shaped vase above its back, an early Srivatsa symbol between its horns, a Swastika below the deer, and a Nandipada (Triratna) between the deer and the goddess, the goddess Lakshmi stands on possibly a 10-dotted sun on the right field in front of the deer, facing forward, and holds a lotus flower with an upraised right hand, the Brahmi legend "Rajnah Kunimdasya Amoghbhutisya Maharajasya" (Great king Amoghbhuti, of The Kunindas) around the field, Rev: a centrally placed six-arched hill (chaitya) with parasol, a wavy river line below and a Nandipada (Triratna) above, a Swastika above an Indradhvaja on the left field and a tree within railings on the right, the Kharoshthi legend "Rana Kunindasa Amoghbutisa Maharajasa" (Great king Amogh, of the Kunindas) around the field, 2.09g, 16.97mm, (JONS by S. Kumar 218 # Type III, Class-3/ Handa # Pl. XXII-7), complete legends visible, superb quality, about extremely fine, Very Rare.
Note: An interesting variant depicts Goddess Lakshmi standing on the dotted sun, Swastika beneath the deer, and Nandipada (Triratna) between them.