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ID:     77000395
Type:     Ancient and Medieval India
Region:     GUPTAS
Issuer:     Budhagupta
Date Ruled:     Circa AD 476-495
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Dinar
Struck / Cast:     struck
Weight:     9.31 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Budhagupta, nimbate, standing facing, head left, holding bow in right hand, arrow in left; garuḍadhvaja to left
Reverse Description:     Lakshmi seated facing on lotus, holding diadem in her right hand, lotus in her left; tamgha to left
Mint:     Malwa
Primary Reference:     BMC Guptas variety Β, 550-1 (Puragupta)
Reference2:     Alketar class II, 4
Reference3:     BKB class II, 216-7
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Near EF, underlying luster, edge marks
Notes:     Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 395 Very rare.