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Catalogue of the coins of the Gupta dynasties and of Saśan̊ka, king of Gauda

British Museum. Department of Coins and Medals.

Catalogue of the coins of the Gupta dynasties and of Saśan̊ka, king of Gauda

by British Museum. Department of Coins and Medals.

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Published by British Museum in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coins, Indic,
  • Numismatics -- India

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesA catalogue of the Indian coins in the British Museum
    ContributionsAllan, John, 1884-1955
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCJ1391 B83 1967
    The Physical Object
    Pagination184p.
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21216197M

      Chandragupta I. Dinar, King and Queen type, circa , AV g. Chandragupta I was the first Gupta king to issue gold coins [2]. Designs were influenced by the coins .   Volume I: Catalogue of the Coins of Ancient India. clxvii, pages, 46 plates; Volume II: Catalogue of the Coins of the Gupta Dynasties and of Sasanka, King of Gauda.

      • His silver coins have three varieties with the King’s bust on the obverse with Bull or Fire Altar or a Peacock on the reverse. His successors Purugupta, Kumaragupta-II issued only one type of gold coins namely Archer type. Budha Gupta’s coins followed his predecessor’s type but the artistic degree declined greatly. Gupta Dynasty, Kumaragupta I (Mahendraditya) ( AD), Silver Drachma (2), Lot of 2 Coins, Obv: bust of king facing right, meaningless Greek letters around, Rev: standing facing Garuda with spreaded wings in the center, Brahmi legend around "Parama bhagavata maharajadhiraja sri kumaragupta mahendraditya", g, g, mm, mm, about.

      Over 20 gold coins from the Gupta dynasty dating from the 4th and 5th centuries AD will be offered in the auction including varied selection of other Indian coins. The Gupta Empire was an ancient Indian empire, founded by Maharaja Sri Gupta, which existed from approximately to CE and covered much of the Indian Subcontinent.   Toramana’s Indo-Sassanid coins have a typical bust of the King facing right on the obverse and a Sassanid fire altar with Gupta Brahmi legends on reverse. Toramana ruled over Malwa region till A.D. but his successor, Mihirkula was driven off Malwa by the joint forces of Narsimha Gupta ‘Baladitya’ and Yashovarman of Malwa in A.D.


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Catalogue of the coins of the Gupta dynasties and of Saśan̊ka, king of Gauda by British Museum. Department of Coins and Medals. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Catalogue Of The Coins Of The Gupta Dynasties And Of Sasanka King Of Gauda Catalogue Of The Coins Of The Gupta Dynasties And Of Sasanka King Of Gauda by Allan, John. Publication date Topics Banasthali Collection digitallibraryindia; JaiGyan Language English. Book Source: Digital Library of India Item Catalogue of the Coins of the Gupta Dynasties and of Sasanka King of Gauda Hardcover – January 1, by John Allan (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: John Allan.

British Museum. Department of Coins and Medals. Catalogue of the coins of the Gupta dynasties and of Śaśāṅka, King of Gauda. London: Printed by order of the Trustees, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John Allan; British Museum.

Department of Coins. British Museum. Department of Coins and Medals. Catalogue of the coins of the Gupta dynasties and of Śaśāṅka, King of Gauḍa. London, British Museum, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John Allan; British Museum. Department of Coins and Medals.

A Catalogue of The Indian Coins In the British Museum, Coins of the Gupta Dynasties And of Sasanka, King of Gauda, By John Allan. This volume of the catalogue of Indian Coins in the British Museum, describing the coins of the Gupta dynasties, is entirely the work of Mr.

John Allan, Assistant in the Department of coins and medals. This is the most comprehensive catalogue of all the known coin-types of the Gupta emperors and also the coins of Sasanka, the king of Bengal. The volume is in three parts. In the Introduction, while discussing the history, the geography and chronology, John Allan has examined all the problems relating to the rulers, the coinage and the coin-types, legends, the history of the finds and.

Catalogue of the Coins of the Gupta Dynasties and of Sasanka King of Gauda by John Allan. COVID19 Delays: Please note we are accepting orders but please expect delays due to the impact of COVID19 on logistcs and procurement.

Book Review: Catalogue of the Coins of the Gupta Dynasties and of Sasanka, King of Gauda Catalogue of the Coins of the Gupta Dynasties and of Sasanka, King of Gauda. By AllanJohn, M.A., Assistant in the Department of Coins in the British Museum. 8vo. All the coins have been illustrated in their proper order, both obverse and reverse.

This is perhaps a novel or peculiar feature of the present Catalogue. Otherwise it is modelled as far as possible, on John Allan’s well-known Catalogue of the Gupta Dynasties and of Sasarika, King of Gauda, British Museum, London,   - Buy Treasures of the Gupta Empire - A catalogue of the Coins of the Gupta Dynasty book online at best prices in India on Read Treasures of the Gupta Empire - A catalogue of the Coins of the Gupta Dynasty book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified : Sanjeev Kumar.

This book is generally considered the 'Bible' of Gupta Numismatics. It is an excellent study of and an comprehensive catalogue of the Gupta Dynasty coinage.

You can view a complete collection of Gupta coins at Contents. Two varieties of class II based. Preface. /5(1). 10 See John Allan: A Catalogue of the Indian Coins in the British Museum: Coins of the Gupta Dynasties and of Sasanka, King of Gauda, London: British Museum,p.

or A.S. Altekar: The Coinage of the Gupta Empire, Varanasi: The Numismatic Society of India, Banaras Hindu University,p. 11 Altekar, Coinage, ibid., p. The book also includes a detailed analysis of the designs, dates and metrology and an extensive discussion of the history of the Gupta Empire.

The last complete catalogue of the Gupta Dynasty coinage was published by Dr. A.S. Altekar inand since then no one has been successful in fully cataloging the entire series.

On this coin, the king's entire name, Samudra / gupta (as opposed to just Samudra) is spelled out in two vertical arrangements under his arm. King and Queen type: Samudragupta, gold dinar, c. CE Weight: gm, Diameter: 20 mm. King standing at right and queen at left, facing each other, king holding up his right hand.

Skanda Gupta issued three types of gold coins, viz., archer, King and Lakshmi, and Hors Man type. As a lower denomination, he circulated debased silver coins. After the Huna war, even the gold coins were debased with silver.

His successors Purugupta, Kumaragupta-II issued only one type of gold coins namely Archer type. The Gupta Empire was an ancient Indian empire existing from the mid-to-late 3rd century CE to CE. At its zenith, from approximately to CE, it covered much of the Indian subcontinent.

This period is considered as the Golden Age of India by some historians. The ruling dynasty of the empire was founded by the king Sri Gupta; the most notable rulers of the dynasty were Chandragupta I.

The Gupta monarchs were famous for their gold coins. They also issued silver coins. However, coins made of copper, bronze or any other alloy metals are scarce. The abundance of gold coins from the Gupta era has led some scholars to regard this phenomenon as the ‘rain of gold’.

The Gupta gold coin is known as dinaras. Book on Coins (6) Books & Catalogue (4) Books, catalog & Magazines (4) British India Bank Notes () A Catalogue of The Indian Coins In the British Museum, Coins of the Gupta Dynasties and of Sasanka, King of Gauda, By John Allan.

view detail. SKU # History of Tipu Sultan By Mohibbul Hasan. view detail. Gupta Empire (AD - AD) - Read about important facts about the Gupta Dynasty. Learn why Gupta age is called the golden age of India. Read about Chandragupta 1 and other rulers of the empire of Gupta for UPSC preparation.

Download Gupta Empire notes PDF for the IAS exam. This book is an quintessential guide for Collectors and Dealers in coins to better understand the relative rarity and the different varieties with a full representation of the coins from Private Collections and most of the major Museums in India and across the world.

Treasures of the Gupta Empire: A Catalogue of Coins of the Gupta Dynasty By. At the end of the 3rd Century AD, a new power emerged in North Eastern India to fill the void left by the collapse of the Kushanas.

This new power was the Gupta Dynasty which at its zenith controlled most of North and Central India. The Gupta Kings.Catalogue Of The Coins Of The Gupta Dynasties Item Preview remove-circle Catalogue Of The Coins Of The Gupta Dynasties : print-paper : book.

Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t9fz0j Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi. My paper entitled ‘A Classified and Detailed Catalogue of the Gold Coins of the Imperial Gupta Dynasty of Northern India, with an Introductory Essay,’ written inand published in by the Asiatic Society of Bengal, gave a full account of the Gupta gold coinage, so far as it was then known.