1 Drachm - Skandagupta Karmaditya Madhyadesha Type

1 Drachm - Skandagupta Karmaditya (Madhyadesha Type) -  obverse1 Drachm - Skandagupta Karmaditya (Madhyadesha Type) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Gupta Empire (India (ancient))
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 455-467
Value 1 Drachm (1)
Currency Gupta Empire - Drachm (240-550)
Composition Silver
Weight 2.0 g
Diameter 14 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 225096
Numista type number (https://numista.com)

Obverse

Bust of Skandagupta right; date GE140 (described as resembling the Brahmi letters Gu-pta in “Treasures of the Gupta Empire”) vertically on right

Reverse

Peacock standing facing with wings and tail outspread; border of dots. Brahmi Inscription "Vijitavaniravanipatir jayati divam Skandaguptoyam" (This is king Skandagupta, who has conquered the Earth [and] is conquering the Heaven)

Edge

Plain

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (455-467) 

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