Gold coin.(obverse) Chandragupta II, standing facing left with halo surrounding head, wearing decorated lower garments and jewellery. Right hand raised making offering over altar, left hand rests on the hilt of a sword at his waist. In right field a diminutive figure stands holding a chattra (parasol) with ribbons over king's head.
(reverse) Laksmi standing in three quarter profile facing to the left, with halo around head, wearing lower garments and jewellery. Right hand outstretching holding fillet and left hand holding stem of lotus. In left field a symbol. Surrounded by border of dots.
- Minted in: India
- (Asia,South Asia,India)
- Found/Acquired: Uttar Pradesh (Kanpur)
- (Asia,India,Uttar Pradesh)
- Weight: 7.83 grammes
- Diameter: 18 millimetres
- Die-axis: 12 o'clock
Inscription Transliterationkṣitimavaj[i]... kkramaditya
Inscription TranslationHaving conquered the earth, Vikramaditya wins the heaven by his meritorious deeds
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Object reference number: COC307960
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