This Silver Kashpana which from Kuntala Janapada; which weighs around 3.4g is listed for INR 15,000 n the forthcoming auction of Oswal Auction House which will be held in Pune on 15th December 2018.
Kuntala Janapada was one of the sixteen Mahajanapadas of ancient India. Today, Kuntala Janapada includes the region of the Southern part of Maharashtra and 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 the ancient times, Kuntala region was also ruled by Nanda Dynasty.
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