Nagas of Padmavati, 200-340 AD – tezbid

Nagas of Padmavati, 200-340 AD

  • Rs. 250.00

Copper coins of Nagas of Padmavati. Nagas were a dynasty that ruled parts of Central India (present day Madhya Pradesh) from 200-340 AD - in the period between the fall of the Kushan empire and the rise of the Gupta empire. Naga coins have been discovered in Ujjain, Vidisha and Narwar in Madhya Pradesh and Mathura in Uttar Pradesh. The obverse of these coins shows a humped bull, facing left. The reverse of the coins carries a legend in Brahmi. 

Most of these coins are 1.1 grams and 1/4 kakani - a currency of the time. Read more about this coin here

Some smaller coins are ~0.5 grams and 1/8 kakani and 1.5 grams and1/2 kakani - the currency of that time. Read more about this coin here and here

If you want a specific coin (by weight), please contact the seller. 

All of these coins are RARE and hard to find. 

Coins are part of a lot. The coin you get may not be the coin in the picture, but will be a coin in similar condition. Please note, these coins are almost 2,000 years old and will therefore have wear and tear.