India, Kamaragupta (414-455 AD), Silver Drachm. GVF

Silver Drachm of Kamaragupta (414-455 AD), Gupta Dynasty, NW India. Good Very Fine condition.
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SKU: AKD1030
£24.95

Silver Drachm of Kamaragupta (415-455 AD), Gupta Dynasty. Good Very Fine

Obverse: King's profile bust facing to right, legend in front.

Rev: Stylized garuda with brahmi legend around 'parmbhagavata maharajadhiraja kumaraguptagupta mahendraditya'

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