1 Drachm - Amoghabhuti

1 Drachm - Amoghabhuti -  obverse1 Drachm - Amoghabhuti -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Kuninda Kingdom (Western Himalayas)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 200 BC - 100 BC
Value 1 Drachm
Currency Kuninda Kingdom - Drachm (200 BC to 100 BC)
Composition Silver
Weight 2.46 g
Diameter 17 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 61988
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References ACR# 1140
Wilfried Pieper; 2013. Ancient Indian Coins Revisited. Classical Numismatic Group, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.

Obverse

Deer standing right, symbol behind deer's horn, crowned by two cobras above the horn. Godess Lakshmi is standing next to the deer.
Legend in Prakrit (Brahmi script, from left to right)

Lettering: Rajnah Kunindasya Amoghabhutisya maharajasya ("Great King Amoghabhuti, of the Kunindas").

Reverse

Stupa (6-arched hill) with a crescent surmounted by the Buddhist 'triratna' symbol , and surrounded by a swastika and a "Y" symbol to the left, and a tree in railing to the right, wavy line representing flowing river below the stupa.
Legend in Kharoshti script, from righ to left

Lettering: Rajnah Kunindasya Amoghabhutisya maharajasya ("Great King Amoghabhuti, of the Kunindas")

Edge

Plain

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (200 BC - 100 BC) 

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