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Lot 2181    SESSION 8 (9.30am Thursday)    World Gold Coins

Estimate $120
SOLD $220

CEYLON, (Sri Lanka), Anonymous issue, Kahavanu, base gold stater, 10-11th century A.D., (4.24 grams), Codrington type II fine style, "lotus and adahanda" series, type IIIC (Jessamine flower and chank type), (M.825, Cod. 10, p.58, Pl.III, 54); another Restoration of the Singhalese Independence (A.D. 1070-1214), issue of Vijaya Bahu I (1055-1110), similar (M.831). Very fine and rare. (2)

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