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Pyu Coins

Pyu Coins

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Directory: Traditional Collectibles: Numismatics: Coins: Asian: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1413201

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Abhaya Asian Antiques
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G/F, North Flat, Lot 965 Peak Road West
Cheung Chau, Hong Kong
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Beautiful circa 600CE to 700CE Pyu coins. The larger coin has a srivatsa (temple), on one side and celestial symbol and rising sun, on the other- 1/2 unit sterling quality silver. This coin has been punctured and at one time had small silver loop soldered to it. The smaller one, also pierced, has a bhadrapitha – pedestal for a deity and srivatsa, and is from Sri Ksetra. ¼ unit D: 8mm. These are still in use amongst the hill tribes in the Golden Triangle as jewelry ornaments. D: 1.1cm, Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.

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