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Karshapana: CM.BR.49-2006

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Current Location: In storage


State: Magadha




History note: In lieu of Inheritance Tax; ex coll. Michael Broome, bt Spink 1976, from an Indian Hoard

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 23.21 mm
Image(width): 30.79 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Transferred (2009-09-15) by HM Goverment in lieu of inheritance tax


-400 BCE - -350 BCE

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Weight 3.26 g

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.BR.49-2006
Primary reference Number: 180002
Rajgor: 285
Gupta & Hardaker: 219
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 15 December 2023 Last processed: Friday 15 December 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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