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India Gold Dinar Coin During The Gupta Empire

 Below are some of the very expensive and beautiful ancient coins belonging to the Gupta Empire,India:-

India Gupta Gold Coin

India Gupta Gold Coin

The above is a beautiful ancient Indian gold coin from the Gupta Industry under the reign of  Chandragupta II (c.375-414 AD)

It is a gold Dinar weighing 7.80g with legend of a Lion-slayer/Lion retreating type, legend above king standing to front, head left, legs apart and with long sash at his waist, he holds an arrow in his left hand and with his right thrusts his bow towards a lion which has turned its back on him and is retreating, rev Sinhavikramah at right, tamgha above left, goddess seated facing on a lion walking to right, she holds a lotus flower in raised left hand and a riband in her right

Gupta, Chandragupta II, Gold Dinar, 7.87g, Lion Slayer type, king standing, facing left, slaying lion with bow and arrow, rev goddess Lakshmi seated facing on a lion

Gupta, Chandragupta II, Gold Dinar, 7.87g, Lion Slayer type, king standing, facing left, slaying lion with bow and arrow, rev goddess Lakshmi seated facing on a lion

Gupta, Kumaragupta I (c.414-455 AD), Gold Dinar, 8.20g, Peacock (Karttikeya) type, legend around nimbate king standing left with dagger at his waist and long sash behind, his left hand on hip, and right hand raised to feed a peacock which stands in front facing him, rev figure of Karttikeya seated facing on a peacock in splendour which stands on a dais, the god holds a spear in his left hand and raises his right to sprinkle incense

Gupta, Kumaragupta I (c.414-455 AD), Gold Dinar, 8.20g, Peacock (Karttikeya) type, legend around nimbate king standing left with dagger at his waist and long sash behind, his left hand on hip, and right hand raised to feed a peacock which stands in front facing him, rev figure of Karttikeya seated facing on a peacock in splendour which stands on a dais, the god holds a spear in his left hand and raises his right to sprinkle incense

Gupta, Prakasaditya (c.510-525 AD), Gold Dinar, 9.26g, Horseman / Lion-slayer type, king on caparisoned horse right, bow across his body, running his sword through the mouth of a lion which rears up in front of the horse, elementary garuda standard above horse’s head, letter Ru below horse, rev nimbate goddess Lakshmi seated facing on lotus, holding long stemmed flower and riband, Sri Prakasadityah in field right

Gupta, Prakasaditya (c.510-525 AD), Gold Dinar, 9.26g, Horseman / Lion-slayer type, king on caparisoned horse right, bow across his body, running his sword through the mouth of a lion which rears up in front of the horse, elementary garuda standard above horse’s head, letter Ru below horse, rev nimbate goddess Lakshmi seated facing on lotus, holding long stemmed flower and riband, Sri Prakasadityah in field right

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