India, Southern Deccan, Gangas of Talakad, uncertain ruler (c. 1080-1138 AD), gold Gajapati Pagoda, caparisoned elephant standing right, Kannada letters to upper left, floral motifs between legs and to right. Rev. Floral scroll, 3.86g (Ganesh & Girijapathy, Karnataka –; Mitch. South I 192; MNI 702; Adams IV 79).
Extremely Fine, Arabic number ‘169’ inked on the obverse, traces of pigment on surfaces.