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    INDIA, MEDIEVAL (EASTERN DECCAN) MADAKERI NAYAKA I GOLD PAGODA

    INDIA, MEDIEVAL (EASTERN DECCAN) MADAKERI NAYAKA I GOLD PAGODA

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    INDIA, Medieval (Eastern Deccan). Nayakas of Chitradurga. temp. Madakeri Nayaka I to Kasturi Rangappa Nayaka. (1562-1652). Gold Pagoda (15mm, 3.29 g, 6h). In the name and types of Krishnadevaraya of Vijayanagar. Struck circa 1600 or slightly later. 
    Obverse: Balakrishna seated facing 
    Reverse: śri pra/tapa krishna/raya in Devanagari script. Mitchiner, South I, 882; MNI 939; Friedberg 381. 
    15 mm in diameter, 3.3 grams.
    A superb unusually well centred strike, showing a most pleasing full example of Balakrishna, practically as struck with a light golden tone, scarce.

     

     

    Code
    10556
    Period
    Pre 1600, Ancient, Middle Age, Medieval

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