INDIA, Gupta Empire. First Dynasty. Kumaragupta I Mahendraditya.
|Sale: CNG 79, Lot: 540. Estimate $1000.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 17 September 2008.
Sold For $850. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa AD 413-455. AV Dinar (8.18 g, 12h). Horseman type. Kumaragupta, nimbate, riding horse prancing right / Lakshmi, nimbate, seated left on wicker stool, holding lotus and feeding twig to peacock at left, standing right. BKB class I, variety f, 158 (same rev. die); BMC Guptas class I, variety γ, 210-8; Alketar class II, variety A, 7-10; Bayana class II, variety A, 1433-529. Good VF, areas of underlying luster.