Karshapana - Maurya-Sunga Period

Karshapana - Maurya-Sunga Period -  obverseKarshapana - Maurya-Sunga Period -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Shunga Empire (India (ancient))
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 185 BC - 73 BC
Currency Shunga Dynasty - Karshapana (185 BC to 73 BC)
Composition Copper
Weight 3 g
Diameter 12 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 60839
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References Mitch AC# 4361
Michael Mitchiner; 1978. Oriental Coins and Their Values / Volume 2. The Ancient & Classical World, 600 BC - AD 650. Hawkins Publications, London, United Kingdom.

Obverse

Hollow Cross

Reverse

Tree

Edge

Plain

Comments

Late Maurya and Sunga period cast copper coinage (Pieper's # 214)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (185 BC - 73 BC) 

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