1½ Karshapan - Taxila

1½ Karshapan - Taxila -  obverse1½ Karshapan - Taxila -  reverse

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Features

Issuer City of Taxila (Punjab region)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 200 BC - 100 BC
Value 1.5 karshapan
Currency Taxila Dynasty - Karshapan (320 BC to 160 BC)
Composition Copper
Weight 13.17 g
Diameter 18.4 mm
Thickness 7.27 mm
Shape Rectangular (irregular)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 49695
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References JA Ancient# 7,
John Allan; 1936. A Catalogue of the Indian Coins in the British Museum / Volume 7. Catalogue of the Coins of Ancient India. British Museum, London, United Kingdom.
MIG# 538,
Michael Mitchiner; 1975. Indo-Greek and Indo-Scythian Coinage / Volume 1. The Early Indo-Greeks and their Antecedants: Alexander the Great, the Satraps of Egypt, Babylon, Ecbatana, Bactra and Kapisa: the Seleucids: Circa 330 to 150 BC. Hawkins Publications, London, United Kingdom.
And 8 more volumes.
Mitch AC# 4401
Michael Mitchiner; 1978. Oriental Coins and Their Values / Volume 2. The Ancient & Classical World, 600 BC - AD 650. Hawkins Publications, London, United Kingdom.

Obverse

Elephant right, Chaitya Above

Reverse

Lion left, swastika above, chaitya left

Edge

Plain

1½ Karshapan - Taxila -  obverse

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Mint

Taxila, Pakistan

Comments

Refer to  Catalogue Of The Coins Of Ancient India John Allan, Plate XXXIII for Taxila Coins

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