The Matsya Kingdom was one of the Sixteen Mahajanapadas in ancient India. The reference of Matsya Janapada is found in the Buddhist text, Anguttara Nikaya. Today the people of Matsya Janapada are also associated with Surasena.
In Sanskrit, the word Matsya is known as ‘Fish’. Today it is a modern part of central Rajasthan. The people of Matsya Janapada are also associated with Surasena (Uttar Pradesh) was also an ancient kingdom of India.
This Silver Karshapana which weighs around 3.03g is listed for INR 12,000 at Todywalla Auction which will be held in Ahmadabad on 9th February 2019.
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