GUPT-10 Click on image for enlargement.


Indian Coins, Gupta. Chandragupta II , 375-414 AD, Gold Dinar 8.12 g. 18.7 mm. die-axis 11 o'clock. Horseman type.

Obverse: Part of legend around PARAMABHAGVATA MAHARAJADHIRAJA SRICHANDRAGUPTA in Gupta-Bramhi script, the great devotee of Vishnu, the King of King, Emperor Chandragupta. King riding on high-stepping horse right, wearing a waistcloth with long flowering sashes behind, jewellery, minor deposits.

Reverse: AJITA VIKRAMAH in Gupta-Bramhi script, he whose proven prowess is unsurpassed. Goddess Lakshmi with halo around head, facing left, wearing lower garments, shawl and jewellery, seated on wicker stool. Right hand outstretched, holding a fillet and left hand holding the stem of a lotus flower, a border of dots, minor deposits.



          There are several variations of this type, because of different dies.
A very rare genuine gold coin of the Gupta Imperial mints, solid gold coin not a filled metal electrotypes / reproductions.