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Rare silver 1/8th shatamana (shana) from Gandhara Janapada, ca.500-400 BC, India

Rare silver 1/8th shatamana (shana) from Gandhara Janapada, ca.500-400 BC, India

Punchmark (6-armed Gandharan symbol with a dot between two of the arms) / blank. 13mmx13mm, 1.40 grams. Rare. Rajgor 578.

Gandhara Janapada was one of the 16 Janapadas mentioned in the Buddhist chronicles. It was a subject of the Persian Empire during the reign of Darius in the late 6th century BC, and was the birthplace of the first indian coins.

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