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Sale: CNG 64, Lot: 567. Estimate $1500. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 24 September 2003. 
Sold For $1650. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

GUPTA KINGS of INDIA. Samudragupta. 335-380 AD. AV Stater (7.65 gm). Horse standing left, sacred pillar with banners to left; "si" between legs / The queen standing left, holding chouri over shoulder and lifting hem of cloak, sceptre to left. BMC Guptas -; Altekar, Bayana Hoard 155; MACW 4786. VF, ex jewelry. Rare. ($1500) A depiction of the "Asvamedha" or horse sacrifice marking a successful military campaign.