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ID:     79000540
Type:     Ancient and Medieval India
Region:     GUPTAS
Issuer:     Kumaragupta I
Date Ruled:     Circa AD 413-455
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Dinar
Struck / Cast:     struck
Weight:     8.18 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Kumaragupta, nimbate, riding horse prancing right
Reverse Description:     Lakshmi, nimbate, seated left on wicker stool, holding lotus and feeding twig to peacock at left, standing right
Primary Reference:     BKB class I, variety f, 158 (same rev. die)
Reference2:     BMC Guptas class I, variety Γ, 210-8
Reference3:     Alketar class II, variety A, 7-10
Reference4:     Bayana class II, variety A, 1433-529
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Good VF, areas of underlying luster.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 79, Lot: 540