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ID:     711202
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Ancient and Medieval India
Region:     GUPTAS
Issuer:     Skandagupta
Date Ruled:     Circa 455-480 AD
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Heavy Dinar
Struck / Cast:     struck
Weight:     9.08 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Skandagupta, nimbate, standing left, holding arrow and bow; Garuda standard behind
Reverse Description:     The goddess Lakshmi, nimbate, seated facing on open lotus, holding diadem and lotus; tamgha to left
Primary Reference:     BMC Guptas 427
Reference2:     Altekar pl. XIV, 9
Reference3:     Bayana pl. XXXII, 2
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=76430
Grade:     Good VF
Notes:     Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 1202 ($300 Archer type