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Quality rare bronze kavanahu of Dharmasoka (1208-1209), Singhalese Kingdom of southern Sri Lanka

Quality rare bronze kavanahu of Dharmasoka (1208-1209), Singhalese Kingdom of southern Sri Lanka

Seated king, SRI DHAMMASOKA DEVA in Brahmi in two vertical lines in the left field / King standing, small altar in the left field, various dots and decorations in fields. 21mm, 3.96 grams. Mitchiner NIS 842-844. 

Dharmasoka was an infant King of Polonnaruwa in the thirteenth century, who ruled from 1208 to 1209. He was three months old and installed as king by General Ayasmantha succeededing Kalyanavati as king of Polonnaruwa and was succeeded by his father Anikanga. He was put to death by Anikanga following a breif reign of a few months.

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