Lanka : 11th Century
Gold Type III Aka - Jasmin Chank - Uraka
The anonymous gold Type III Aka ( 1/8 Kahavanu ) known as Jasmine
flower and Chank to left with legend Uraka.
Codrington Aka Type III(2)(i).
Obverse : Standing figure Kuvera head imperfect to right.
Crown, two parallel lines with dot in rear. In a dhoti
(garment) indicated by two curved lines on either side but no line
between legs; Right arm pendent; left is bent, and holds
Jasmine flower as on kahavanu IIIB. No symbol to left;
to right fire-alter. A beaded circle along the periphery of the coin.
|Alloy||Cu/Ag = 0.??|
|Weight Std.||0.56 gms|
| Codrington 67 ; Mitchiner #829
Reverse : In bead circle chank over Nagari Legend which reads
The aka was scanned at 600dpi and displayed at 600dpi.
The coin was purchased on ebay in 1998 December from a collector who
had purchased on a ebay Auction by Anthony's of New Jersey, USA.
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