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Extremely rare two-sided type! Silver punchmarked 1/2 karshapana from Cheitya Janapada overstruck on an older type, ca.400-300 BC, Ancient India

Extremely rare two-sided type! Silver punchmarked 1/2 karshapana from Cheitya Janapada overstruck on an older type, ca.400-300 BC, Ancient India

Four punchmarks - an elephant, two geometric symbols consisting of three tourine symbols, and one symbol consisting of 3 S-shaped symbols within border of dots / Undertype consisting of 4 visible marks shown above. 18mmx17mm, 1.60 grams. Rajgor - (similar to series 22 and 26).

The coins from the hoard from Chhindawara in Madhya Pradesh. Their addtribution is to Chetiya Janapada and is based on the find spots of these types of coins. This beautiful type is extremely rare!

Chedi (or Chetiya) Janapada, covering parts of Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, was one of the original 16 Janapadas. Sometimes in ca.4th century, the Vidarbha region (previousely a part of Chetiya) became independent.

 

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