Taxila, Ancient India, Double-die, 304-232 BC
Ruler/Emperor:
Asoka
City/Region:
India, Taxila
Denomination:
AE unit
Composition:
Copper
Date:
304-232 BC
Obverse:
Elephant advancing right
Reverse:
Lion standing left, with hill to left and swastika above
Size:
23mm
Grade:
gF
References:
Coins of Ancient India, page 62, No. 2

List of references used by Ancient Coin Traders


A nice example of early Ancient Indian coinage. Featuring an elephant which is on many Ancient Indian and Indo-Greek coins. Beautifully preserved light green patina.