1st-3rd Century AD - Lanka

Mini `Lakshmi' Plaque - Cast Mini

A cast mini plaque of about half height and quarter weight with goddess Lakshmi on obvese and a railed svastika on reverse.

SPECIFICATIONS
AlloyCu-Pb?
TypeCast
Height13.7 mm
Width7.9 mm
Thickness2.7 mm
Weight1.03 gms
Shapeoblong
DieAxis
lakshmi_h_obverse lakshmi_h_reverse
Obverse : goddess Lakshmi standing between two stalks of a plant.
Reverse : railed svastika revolving to right (clockwise). Above a "flag" pointing right.

The lower part of this coin could have broken off. Click here for longer discussion and links to other Lakshmi plaques in collection.

The coin was scanned at 600dpi and displayed at 500dpi. It was obtained in November 1999 from Rajah Wickremesinhe an Author and collector in Colombo, Lanka.