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Sri Lanka (Ceylon), Anonymous;(c.960-1214), gold Kahavanu, 4.39g, Scarce

Sri Lanka (Ceylon), Anonymous;(c.960-1214), gold Kahavanu, 4.39g, Scarce

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Sri Lanka (Ceylon), Anonymous (c.960-1214), gold Kahavanu, 4.39g, type II (3), adahanda (half-moon) both sides, standing figure of Ceylon style, palm tree and lamp stand under arm in left field, holding adahanda right, three annulets below right, beneath feet a line connecting an open flower left and a conch right, rev. figure seated right on an asana (low throne), holding an adahanda (half-moon), Devanagari legend in right field Sri Lamka Vibhu (fortunate lord of Sri Lanka) (Codrington 49; Mitchiner, Southern India, part 2, -), a few defects and flat sections on edge, otherwise extremely fine, scarce

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