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One of eleven Indian and Burmese coins:: CM.282-2006

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Current Location: In storage


One of eleven Indian and Burmese coins:


State: Magadha




India, punch-marked coinage, Mathura, local post-Imperial issue, c. 160 BC, silver unit, 5 punch-marks, sun punch on rev. (as Gupta & Hardacre 476 (as Maurian)), 3.34g.

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 17.17 mm
Image(width): 13.33 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2006-01-30) by Tye, Robert


-0350 BCE - -0300 BCE

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Weight 3.34 g

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.282-2006
Primary reference Number: 180185
Gupta & Hardaker: 476
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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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