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One-sided type punchmarked silver 1/2 karshapana from Kuru Janapana (ca.500-350 BC), Ancient India

One-sided type punchmarked silver 1/2 karshapana from Kuru Janapana (ca.500-350 BC), Ancient India

A single punchmark - Triskeli symbol with smaller symbols around / Blank. 16mm, 1.51 grams. Rajgor Series 21 (Haryana), #427.

The Kuru janapada was located around the modern city of Delhi, with its capital at Indraprastha. It was said to include a considerable area around, and to be ruled by the family of Yudhishthira, the head of the Pandavas in the Mahabharata. Mahapadma Nanda incorporated the Kuru domain into the Magadhan empire around 350 BCE.

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