Gold Coin of Vijaynagar

18 Oct 2018  Thu

This Sunday Imperial Auction is hosting an online auction Number 17. This lot consist some of the most intruding coins, one of the amazing specimen from this lot is the Gold Half Pagoda of Vijayanagar. This coin belongs to the king Harihara II of the Sangama Dynasty.

The obverse of this coin depicts a profile mage of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati in a sated form, Shiva is holding a trident. The reverse of this coin illustrates a three line legend inscribed in devanagari ‘ Sri Pra/tapa Hai/hara’. This is an extremely fine and scarce coin.

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