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Ancient coins of Gandhara, Janapada, India

 


Long silver "bent-bar" shatamana
c. 600-300 BC

10.88 g., 8 x 43 mm.
2 six-petalled flowers ? at each end, smaller punches in between
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Long silver "bent-bar" shatamana
c. 600-300 BC

11.20 g., 9 x 42 mm.
2 six-petalled flowers ? at each end, smaller punch (Taxila) in between
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Medium silver "bent-bar" shatamana
c. 600-300 BC

11.53 g., 13 x 27 mm.
2 six-petalled flowers ? at each end
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Medium base silver "bent-bar" shatamana
c. 600-300 BC

11.90 g., 12 x 28 mm.
2 six-petalled flowers ? at each end
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Silver 1/4 shatamana
c. 600-300 BC

2.77 g., 13 x 14 mm.
Six-petalled flower ?
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Silver 1/8 shatamana
c. 600-300 BC

1.31 g., 12 x 14 mm.
Six-petalled flower ? with dot
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Silver 1/8 shatamana
c. 600-300 BC

1.41 g., 13 x 16 mm.
Six-petalled flower ? with countermark ?
2 banker's marks
Note that this coin appears to be countermarked on the obverse (at around 10 and 11 o'clock of the image), besides having two banker's marks on the reverse.




Base silver 1/16 shatamana
c. 600-300 BC

0.43 g., 9 x 11 mm.
Six-petalled flower ? with dot
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