1 Karshapana - Magadha approximately 285-180 BC

1 Karshapana - Magadha (approximately 285-180 BC) -  obverse1 Karshapana - Magadha (approximately 285-180 BC) -  reverse

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Issuer Mauryan Empire (India (ancient))
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 285 BC - 180 BC
Value 1 Karshapana
Currency Maurya Empire - Karshapana (322 BC to 185 BC)
Composition Silver
Weight 3 g
Diameter 18 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 85744
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References ACR# 99
Wilfried Pieper; 2013. Ancient Indian Coins Revisited. Classical Numismatic Group, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.


Punch Marks: Elephant, Bull, Sun, Chaitya (3-arched hill), six armed symbol with taurin at each arms


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ND (285 BC - 180 BC) 

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