1181, India, Kadambas of Goa, Sivachitta. Gold “Lion” Pagoda / Gadayana / Stater Coin. Certified and graded by NGC as MS-60! Reference: Friedberg 307, Mitchiner 654. Denomination: Gold “Lion” Pagoda. Actually heavier than a pagoda, often referred a Gold Gadyana, described in Mtchiner as Gold Stater! Diameter: 19mm Weight: 4.39gm Material: Gold! Obverse: Roaring lion standing left, looking right. Cyclial date (Visu) in Devangari in left field. All within beaded border. Reverse: Devangari legend in five lines. Ll within beaded border. “Shri Saptakoti/ sha Labdhavara Ahri shi/ Vachitta Tribhu / vana malla Deva Ma/ lavara Mari”. The Kadambas of Goa were a dynasty during the Late Classical period on the Indian subcontinent, who ruled Goa from the 10th to the 14th century CE. They took over the territories of the Silaharas and ruled them at first from Chandor, later making Gopakapattana their capital. Inscription found in Shimoga in Karnataka, the Kadambas are of Brahmin origin, descended from Mayurasharma. As a feudatory of the Chalukyas, Kadamba Shasthadeva was appointed as the. Of Goa by the Chalukya king, Tailapa II. According to the Savai vere inscription, the Kadambas were allies of the Chalukyas, whom they helped to defeat the Rashtrakutas. Shashthadeva later conquered the city of Chandrapur from the Shilaharas and established the Goan Kadamba dynasty in 960 CE. King Shashthadeva conquered Goa, Port Gopakapattana and Kapardikadvipa and annexed a large part of South Konkan to his kingdom, making Gopakpattana his subsidiary capital. The next King, Jayakeshi I, further expanded the Goan kingdom. A Jain Sanskrit text. Mentions the extension of his capital and that Port Gopakapattna had trade contacts with Zanzibar, Bengal, Gujarat and Sri Lanka. Gopakapattana was a pleasant commercial city, well connected with Old Goa and a trading hub for over 300 years. In the 1320s it was looted by Khalji general Malik Kafur. During the rule of the Kadambas, the name and fame of. Goa’s religion, culture, trade and arts flourished and the dynasty built many. They assumed titles like. They married the royalty of Saurashtra and even local chieftains. The kings patronized the Vedic religion and performed major fire sacrifices. Such as the horse sacrifice. They popularized Shaivism and patronized Jainism in Goa. The languages of Kadamba administration were Sanskrit and Kannada. They introduced the Kannada language to Goa, where it exercised a profound influence on the local language. The Nagari, Kadamba, Halekannada and Goykanadi scripts were very popular. It is known from another inscription that Tribhuvanamalla established a. Brahmapuris were ancient universities run by Brahmins, where Vedas, astrology, philosophy, medicine, and other subjects were taught. They were found in Goa, Savoi verem, Gauli moula, and elsewhere. Kadambas ruled Goa for more than 400 years. On 16th October 1345 Goa Kadamba King Suriya Deva was assassinated by Muslim invaders. The item “1181, India, Kadambas of Goa, Sivachitta. Gold Lion Pagoda Coin. NGC MS-60″ is in sale since Thursday, June 28, 2018. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Asia\India\Independent Kingdoms”. The seller is “coinworldtv” and is located in Europe. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Certification Number: 3934829-002
- Certification: NGC
- Grade: MS60