Skip to main content

Karshapana: CM.347-2008

An image of Karshapana

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Colours in this image

Alternative views

Object information

Maker(s)

Magadha (State)
Bihar (Origin)

Notes

History note: Early World Coins list 45, no. 397

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 20.75 mm
Image(width): 16.58 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2008-04-28) by Tye, Robert

Dating

-350 BCE - -320 BCE

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Weight 3.35 g

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.347-2008
Primary reference Number: 180052
Gupta & Hardaker: 288
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 22 April 2013 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Karshapana" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/180052 Accessed: 2022-06-29 14:59:32

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/180052 |title=Karshapana |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-06-29 14:59:32|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

                <div class="text-center my-3">
                    <figure class="figure">
                        <img src="https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/imagestore/cm/cm30/CM_347_2008_281_29.jpg"
                        alt="Karshapana"
                        class="img-fluid" />
                        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Karshapana</figcaption>
                    </figure>
                </div>
            

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...