Lot 279 – Nepal, Shah Dynasty SE 1698 (1776). Pratap Simha: (Au) Presentation issue two rupees. NGC graded UNC Details

Lot 279 – Nepal, Shah Dynasty SE 1698 (1776). Pratap Simha: (Au) Presentation issue two rupees. NGC graded UNC Details
Asia & Australasia ยป Nepal
Price realised
4’700 CHF
Estimate
3’500 – 6’000 CHF
Auction date
Tue 11 May 2021 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:

Nepal, Shah Dynasty SE 1698 (1776). Pratap Simha: (Au) Presentation issue of two Rupees struck in gold in the name of Queen Rajendra Lakshmi (KM 488; Fr-1): A small punch mark on the obverse, but otherwise in near uncirculated condition. One of the rarest and most elusive coins of Nepal; very few specimens sold in the last decades. From the collection of Dr Lawrence Adams.

23.02 gr

NGC Certification : 4770504-005/NGC Details

Catalogue reference: NGC UNC Details