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Kuntala Janapada Silver Double Karshapana Sold For 28,000

28 May 2020  Thu

Kuntala Janapada was one of the sixteen Mahajanapadas of ancient India. Today, Kuntala Janapada includes the region of the Southern part of Maharashtra and the northern part of Karnataka.

?Kuntala Janapada was one of the sixteen Mahajanapadas of ancient India. Today, Kuntala Janapada includes the region of the Southern part of Maharashtra and the northern part of Karnataka.

?The mention of Kunatala Janapada is also found in ‘Markandeya Purana’. According to the ‘Markandeya Purana’ Kuntala Janapada is listed under the country of Madhya Desha. During ancient times, the Kuntala region was also ruled by the Nanda Dynasty.

?This silver double karshapana which weighs around 6.61g is sold for INR 28,000 which was held in Ahmadabad on 8th February 2020. The obverse of this coin depicts Pulley.

?Image Courtesy: Todywalla Auction

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