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ID:     81000731
Type:     Ancient and Medieval India
Region:     GUPTAS
Issuer:     Samudragupta
Date Ruled:     Circa AD 335-380
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Dinar
Struck / Cast:     struck
Weight:     7.51 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Chandragupta I, nimbate and holding standard, standing left, offering uncertain object to Kumaradevi, also nimbate, standing right
Reverse Description:     Lakshmi seated facing on lion recumbent right, feet on lotus, holding diadem and cornucopia; tamgha to left
Primary Reference:     BMC Guptas P. 9, - (Samudragupta)
Reference2:     cf. Alketar P. 34, 4 (Chandragupta I
Reference3:     same obv. die)
Reference4:     Bayana 6 (Chandragupta I; same rev. die)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Good VF, light porosity
Notes:     Sale: CNG 81, Lot: 731 Rare.