1st-3rd Century AD - Lanka

`Lakshmi' Plaque - Cast Mini

A cast mini plaque of two thirds height and third weight with goddess Lakshmi on obvese and a railed svastika on reverse.

SPECIFICATIONS
AlloyCu-Pb?
TypeCast
Height21.3 mm
Width7.2 mm
Thickness2.7 mm
Weight1.44 gms
Shapeoblong
DieAxis
lakshmi_hr_obverse lakshmi_hr_reverse
Obverse : goddess Lakshmi standing between two stalks of a plant.
Reverse : svastika revolving to right (clockwise). Above a symbol which maybe the "flag" pointing right seen on these mini Lakshmi coins.

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The coin was scanned at 300dpi and displayed at 300dpi. It was obtained in 1999 November from a dealer in Galle, Lanka.