Potin Unit

Dynasty / Name of State : Kadambas
Ruler / Authority : Ravivarma or Krishnavarma II
Denomination : Potin Unit
Metal : Potin
Weight (gm) : 0.4
Size (mm) : 11
Shape : Round
Minting Technique : Die Struck
History of Kadambas

The dynasty of Kadamba designates an ancient royal dynasty of Karnataka that ruled Banavasi situated in present day Uttara Kannada district. The dynasty later continued to rule as a feudatory of larger Kannada empires, the Chalukya and the Rashtrakuta empires for over five hundred years during which they branched into Goa and Hanagal. At the peak of their power under King Kakushtavarma, they ruled large parts of Karnataka.

During the pre-Kadamba era the ruling families that controlled K...

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