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Ancient coins of Maghas of Kausambi, India

 

Maghas

Nava, Copper unit, c. 200 AC
Nava, Copper unit, c. 200 AC
3.04 g.,   17 mm.
Humped bull right
Bow and arrow, railed tree and indistinct symbol, Brahmi legend below: navasa



Nava, Copper unit, c. 200 AC
Nava, Copper unit, c. 200 AC
2.43 g.,  14 mm.
Humped bull right
Bow and arrow, railed tree and indistinct symbol, Brahmi legend below: navasa



Nava, Copper unit, c. 200 AC
Nava, Copper unit, c. 200 AC
4.48 g.,  17 mm.
Humped bull right, trident above
Spear or trident with axe on shaft at left, Railed tree and indistinct symbol, Brahmi legend below: navasa, ladder symbol below that



Bhadramagha, clay sealing, c. 208-214 AC
Bhadramagha, clay sealing, c. 208-214 AC
15.78 g.,  38 mm.
Brahmi legend: maharajasya kotsiputrasya sri bhadramaghasya
Above: Bull left, with goddess standing at left and indistinct symbol at right, Below: Bow and arrow and six-arched hill or chaitya


Vijayamagha, Copper unit, c. 215-220 AC ?
Vijayamagha, Copper unit, c. 215-220 AC ?
2.60 g.,  16 mm.
Humped bull right
Railed tree and three-arched hill, Brahmi legend below: vija(yamagha)



Sivamagha I, Copper unit, c. 220-225 AC
Sivamagha I, Copper unit, c. 220-225 AC
3.43 g.,  16 mm.
Humped bull right
Railed tree and three-arched hill, Brahmi legend below: (s)ivamagha





Sivamagha I, Copper unit, c. 220-225 AC
Sivamagha I, Copper unit, c. 220-225 AC
3.05 g.,  15 mm.
Humped bull right
Railed tree and three-arched hill, Brahmi legend below: siva(magha), ladder-like symbol below that



Sivamagha I, Copper unit, c. 220-225 AC
Sivamagha I, Copper unit, c. 220-225 AC
3.16 g.,  15 mm.
Humped bull right
Railed tree and three-arched hill, Brahmi legend below: (si)vamagha, ladder-like symbol below that



Vaisravana, Copper unit, c. 230-235 AC
Vaisravana, Copper unit, c. 230-235 AC
3.03 g.,  15 mm.
Indistinct
Railed tree and three-arched hill, Brahmi legend below: (vaii)srava(na)



Vaisravana, Copper unit, c. 230-235 AC
Vaisravana, Copper unit, c. 230-235 AC
2.49 g.,  16 mm.
Indistinct
Railed tree and three-arched hill, Brahmi legend below: vaiisrava(na), ladder-like symbol below that



Vaisravana, Copper unit, c. 230-235 AC
Vaisravana, Copper unit, c. 230-235 AC
2.28 g.,  16-13 mm.
Indistinct
Railed tree and three-arched hill, Brahmi legend below: vaiisrava(na)





Vaisravana, Copper unit, c. 230-235 AC
Vaisravana, Copper unit, c. 230-235 AC
2.14 g.,  15 mm.
Indistinct
Railed tree and three-arched hill, Brahmi legend below: (vaii)srava(na)



Bhimavarman, Copper unit, c. 257-265 AC
Bhimavarman, Copper unit, c. 257-265 AC
2.20 g.,  13 mm.
Indistinct or blank
Three-arched hill and railed tree, Brahmi legend below: (bhi)mavama



Bhimavarman, Copper unit, c. 257-265 AC
Bhimavarman, Copper unit, c. 257-265 AC
2.51 g.,  13-10 mm.
Indistinct or blank
Brahmi legend: bhima(vama)



Bhimavarman, Copper unit, c. 257-265 AC
Bhimavarman, Copper unit, c. 257-265 AC
n.a.,  n.a.
Bull left, indistinct symbol above
Symbols (railed tree, hill ?), Brahmi legend below: bhimavama ladder-like symbol below that

Photo courtesy Shailen Bhandare