Treasures from Museums of India - Kalpadruma Stamp

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Description:

The Indian Museum stamp of 50 paise shows 'Kalpadruma' in a unique 2nd century B.C. sculpture. Discovered by the great archaeologist, sir Alexander Cunningham, it was once the capital of a column at besnagar, Vidisha district in Madhya museum, and is now in the Indian museum, Calcutta. It is believed to represent the wish-fulfilling tree of ancient tradition offering in profusion all the 'nidhis' - treasures such as sankha - conch shell, padma - lotus, two vases pouring forth coins and four purses with strings tied round their necks.
1 single stamp with upper and right margin

Issue Year: 27-Jul-78

Condition: good condition, toned spots

Type/Series: Commemorative

Denomination: 50 paise

Color: Multicolor

Product Code: 982-1L12
Note : This product is developed and offered to notaphilists, numismatists and philatelists for collection purpose

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