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Karshapana: CM.BR.59-2006

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Maker(s)

Magadha (State)
Bihar (Origin)

Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 17.75 mm
Image(width): 26.46 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

-400 BCE - -350 BCE

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Weight 3.37 g

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.BR.59-2006
Primary reference Number: 180017
Rajgor: 312
Gupta & Hardaker: 246
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 26 July 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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