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Punch-marked Coinage- Post Mauryan regional series - Billon Karshapana from Chandraketugarh

Punch-marked Coinage, Post Mauryan regional series, Billon Karshapana from Chandraketugarh (West Bengal), (c. 2nd Century BC), 2.50g, 14.2mm

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Punch-marked Coinage, Post Mauryan regional series, Billon Karshapana from Chandraketugarh (West Bengal), (c. 2nd Century BC), 

Obv: Three punches: 1x Ship, 1x Wheel and 1x six-armed symbol. Rev: One punch of a Sankha or Conch shell.

Extremely Fine, Scarce.

Rajgor attributes these coins to 'Vanga Janapada' (series 4, p. 30) but their fabric, weight and nature of punches makes it certain that they are chronologically placed in the post-Mauryan epoch.

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