Coin of the Gauda King Shashanka

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Illustration

Dr Avantika Lal
by CNG Coins
published on 29 March 2019

This coin was issued by the Gauda king Shashanka (c. late 6th century CE - 637 CE). It shows the Hindu god Shiva seated on his bull on one side and the Hindu goddess of prosperity, Lakshmi, on the other.

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Coins, C. (2019, March 29). Coin of the Gauda King Shashanka. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10330/coin-of-the-gauda-king-shashanka/

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