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India, Gupta Dynasty, Chandragupta-II "Vikramaditya", ( Ca380 – 414 AD) Gold Dinar, Horseman Type. Obv: king riding horse

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Gupta Dynasty, Chandragupta-II "Vikramaditya", ( Ca380 – 414 AD) Gold Dinar, Horseman Type. Obv: king riding horse to left, holding bow and sword tied to the waist, brahmi legend around "Paramabhagavato (Maharajadhira)ja Sri Chandragupta",  Rev: goddess lakshmi seated facing left on wicker stool, holding long stemmed lotus, royal tamgha at left, brahmi legend at right "Ajitavikrama", (Altekar # Bayana, Pl. XII-11), 7.90g, 18.48mm, about extremely fine, Very Rare.

Chandragupta II (also known as Chandragupta Vikramaditya) was one of the most powerful emperors of the Gupta empire in India. His rule spanned c. 380–413 – c. 415 CE during which the Gupta Empire reached its peak. Art, architecture, and sculpture flourished, and the cultural development of ancient India achieved new heights. The period of prominence of the Gupta dynasty is often referred to as the Golden Age of India. Chandragupta II was the son of the previous ruler, Samudragupta. He attained success by pursuing both a favourable marital alliance and an aggressive expansionist policy in which his father and grandfather (Chandragupta I) set the precedent. Samudragupta set the stage for the emergence of classical art, which occurred under the rule of Chandragupta II. Chandragupta II extended great support to the arts.

From 388 to 409 he subjugated Gujarat, the region north of Mumbai, Saurashtra, in western India, and Malwa, with its capital at Ujjain. Culturally, the reign of Chandragupta II marked a Golden Age.