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Ancient coins of Shurasena, Janapada, India

 

Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
c. 400-350 BC

1.69 g., 7 x 12 mm.
Fish over lion right
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Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
c. 400-350 BC

1.80 g., Dimensions; 9 x 10 mm.
Fish over lion left
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1. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.79 g., 9 x 7 mm.




2. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.63 g., 11 x 9 mm.




3. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.65 g., 11 x 8 mm.




4. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.62 g., 14 x 8 mm.




5. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.71 g., 12 x 8 mm.




6. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.58 g., 10 x 10 mm.




7. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.59 g., 10 x 9 mm.




8. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.60 g., 11 x 10 mm.




9. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.65 g., 13 x 7 mm.




10. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.51 g., 11 x 9 mm.




11. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.72 g., 10 x 9 mm.




12. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.69 g., 9 x 8 mm.




13. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.70 g., 11 x 10 mm.




14. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.71 g., 12 x 10 mm.




15. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.51 g., 13 x 8 mm.




16. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.54 g., 10 x 8 mm.




17. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.57 g., 12 x 7 mm.




18. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.58 g., 12 x 8 mm.




19. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.64 g., 10 x 9 mm.




20. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.30 g., 12 x 8 mm.




21. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.57 g., 12 x 7 mm.




22. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.63 g., 11 x 9 mm.




23. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.67 g., 12 x 7 mm.




24. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.75 g., 11 x 10 mm.




25. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.68 g., 11 x 8 mm.




26. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.68 g., 10 x 9 mm.




27. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.51 g., 13 x 7 mm.




28. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.41 g., 12 x 9 mm.




29. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.72 g., 13 x 9 mm.




30. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.69 g., 10 x 9 mm.




31. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.66 g., 11 x 9 mm.




32. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.65 g., 10 x 9 mm.




33. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.65 g., 11 x 8 mm.




34. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.75 g., 10 x 8 mm.




35. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.59 g., 13 x 8 mm.




36. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.75 g., 10 x 9 mm.




37. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.51 g., 12.5 x 9 mm.




38. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.53 g., 12 x 7 mm.




39. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.73 g., 10 x 8.5 mm.




40. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.55 g., 10 x 8.5 mm.




41. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.70 g., 10 x 8 mm.




42. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.70 g., 10 x 9 mm.




43. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.45 g., 11 x 8 mm.




44. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.73 g., 10 x 9 mm.




45. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.68 g., 9 x 8 mm.

This coin is a new type, not included in van't Haaff's catalogur. It is similar to his type 1.29.10 (previous two coins), but the vase symbol on that coin has been replaced here by a drum (van't Haaff's symbol GA 8.1). Eye copy of the design is at left. The coin was not included in the paper on the hoard, as its uniqueness had not been recognized at first.



46. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.78 g., 11 x 7 mm.




47. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.80 g., 9 x 8 mm.




48. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.58 g., 12 x 9 mm.




49. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.78 g., 11 x 7 mm.




50. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.78 g., 9 x 8 mm.




51. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.77 g., 10 x 8 mm.




52. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.78 g., 9 x 8 mm.




53. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.67 g., 10 x 9 mm.

This coin, and the next four, are all examples of a new type not seen in any of the previous catalogues. Eye copy of the design is at left.



54. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.81 g., 10 x 9 mm.




55. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.78 g., 12 x 9 mm.




56. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.74 g., 9 x 9 mm.




57. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.73 g., 12 x 10 mm.




58. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.76 g., 11 x 8 mm.

This coin is another new type not seen in any of the previous catalogues. Eye copy of the design is at left. What is most interesting about this coin is that it features an elephant as an auxiliary symbol; there were no animals in the auxiliary symbols catalogued by van't Haaff. Click on the thumbnail at left to see an enlargement of the elephant.



59. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.64 g., 11 x 7 mm.

Another new type not seen in any of the previous catalogues. Eye copy of the design is at left. This coin features a bull as an auxiliary symbol; click on the thumbnail at left to see an enlargement of the bull.



60. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.56 g., 9 x 10 mm.




61. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.72 g., 11 x 8.5 mm.




62. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.64 g., 9 x 10 mm.




63. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.64 g., 11 x 8 mm.




64. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.72 g., 11 x 8 mm.




65. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.55 g., 10.5 x 8 mm.




66. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.62 g., 12 x 8 mm.




67. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.58 g., 11.5 x 10 mm.



68. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.54 g., 11 x 9 mm.




69. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.44 g., 11 x 9.5 mm.




70. Silver 1/2 karshapana
Silver 1/2 karshapana
   c. 400-350 BC

1.61 g., 12 x 9 mm.