The Western Gangas ruled over a large territory in Karnataka in south-western India. Their coinage was as lovely as the dynasty.
The given coin is the Gold Gajapati Varaha weighing 3.62 grams. The obverse of the coin has an ornate Elephant standing to right, Sun and Moon above. The reverse has a beautiful scroll work with beautiful flowers. It is in the Oswal Auction No 72 and the starting bid is INR 23,000. So what are you waiting for? Get a hold of this gold coin!
The Oswal Auction is taking place on 21st of April at Expo Center, World Trade Center, Mumbai 400005.
Picture Courtesy: Oswal Antiques.