Mauryan Empire Karshapana (322-185 BC)


Indian Subcontinent

The Maurya Empire was definitely based upon a money-economy.

कार्षापणशो ददाति

"He gives a Kārṣāpaṇa coin to each"

These stamped ancient coins are gorgeous and timeless.  Each coin is between 1g and 3.4g of of alloy of silver (11 parts), copper (4 parts) and any other metal or metals (1 part).

These coins are amazing to hold by the handful as each one is very unique and the coins are made of a very stable material. These are some of the oldest coins in Matt's collection.

Price is for one stamped Mauryan Empire Karshapana coin Fine grade, chosen at random.