Pushkalavati's "autonomous local coinage" in the post-Mauryan era, c.220-185 BCE

Source: http://www.vcoins.com/ancient/sphinx/store/viewItem.asp?idProduct=4035&large=1
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"Post-Mauryan (Pushkalavati). Autonomous local coinage. Circa 220-185 BC. Æ Karshapana (20 x 18 mm, 9.26 g). Uniface punch-mark with branch and hill symbols. Earthen green encrustation. RARE."

A karshapana coin, also from Pushkalavati, c.185-168 BCE

Source: http://www.vcoins.com/ancient/sphinx/store/viewItem.asp?idProduct=2813&large=1
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"Autonomous local coinage of Pushkalavati, c.185-168 BC. Rectangular karshapana, AS 23 x 23 mm., 6.l78 grams. Obv. elephant left symbol above / rev. lion right."


Another silver coin from Pushkalavati, c.185-160 BCE

Source: ebay, July 2007

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