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AE Coin of Early Satavahana King, Kautsiputra Satakarni
« on: April 26, 2016, 06:34:30 PM »
This is a square AE coin of early Satavahana King, Kochchiputra (Sanskrit:Kautsiputra) Satakarni.

Size 12X13 mm, Weight 1.8 grams.

Obv. Bull to right, Brahmi legend (rano) kochchiputasa (siri satakanisa).
Rev. Tree in railing with thick, big leaves.

Ref. Pieper 656 & 657.


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Re: AE Coin of Early Satavahana King, Kautsiputra Satakarni
« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2016, 10:32:08 AM »
Very nice small piece, great attribution !
This specimen has a very interesting range of surface colors, like it is an uneven mix of several metals. Will be mostly copper, but might be magnetic ?

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Re: AE Coin of Early Satavahana King, Kautsiputra Satakarni
« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2016, 11:52:17 AM »
I have not tested that. I shall find out a magnet and let you know. Thanks.


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