1st-3rd Century AD - Lanka

`Lakshmi' Plaque - Struck

A struck plaque of normal size with goddess Lakshmi on obvese and a railed svastika on reverse.

SPECIFICATIONS
AlloyCu
TypeStruck
Height30.4 mm
Width13.0 mm
Thickness1.7 mm
Weight2.90 gms
Shaperectangle
DieAxis
lakshmi_s1_obverse lakshmi_s1_reverse
SPECIFICATIONS
AlloyCu
MintStruck
Height30.7 mm
Width13.6 mm
Thickness1.7 mm
Weight3.10 gms
Shaperectangle
DieAxis
lakshmi_s1_obverse lakshmi_s1_reverse
Obverse : standing goddess Lakshmi between two stalks.
Reverse : railed svastika revolving to right (clockwise). Tilted in top coin.

Click here for longer discussion and links to other Lakshmi plaques in collection.

The coin was scanned at 300dpi and displayed at 200dpi. The tilted coin was obtained in 1999 December and the other in 2000 August from Rajah Wickremesinhe an Author and collector in Colombo, Lanka.