Gold Coin Showing King Chandragupta II as an Archer - c. AD 376-414 - Gupta Period - India. The Metropolitan Museum.

Gold Coin Showing King Chandragupta II as an Archer - c. AD 376-414 - Gupta Period - India. The Metropolitan Museum.

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ca. 376–414. Gold Coin. King Chandragupta II as an Archer. The Gupta king is credited with conquering 21 kingdoms including the Kushan, the Parasikas (Persians) to the north. Extending control into Kashmir, the Himalayas over barbarian tribes such as Sakas incorporating them into the Golden Age of India where Hindusim flourished.

ca. 376–414. Gold Coin. King Chandragupta II as an Archer. The Gupta king is credited with conquering 21 kingdoms including the Kushan, the Parasikas (Persians) to the north. Extending control into Kashmir, the Himalayas over barbarian tribes such as Sakas incorporating them into the Golden Age of India where Hindusim flourished.

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The Indus Valley: The Beginnings of Indian Culture -  Chandragupta II,ancient  coin
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The Iron Pillar of Delhi or the Ashokan Pillar:  Standing at the center of the Quwwatul Mosque the Iron Pillar is one of Delhi's most curious structures. Dating back to 4th century A.D., the pillar bears an inscription which states that it was erected in honour of the Hindu god, Vishnu, and in the memory of the Gupta King Chandragupta II. How the pillar moved to its present location remains a mystery. The pillar is made of 98 per cent wrought iron and has stood 1,600 years without rusting.

The Iron Pillar of Delhi or the Ashokan Pillar: Standing at the center of the Quwwatul Mosque the Iron Pillar is one of Delhi's most curious structures. Dating back to 4th century A.D., the pillar bears an inscription which states that it was erected in honour of the Hindu god, Vishnu, and in the memory of the Gupta King Chandragupta II. How the pillar moved to its present location remains a mystery. The pillar is made of 98 per cent wrought iron and has stood 1,600 years without rusting.

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Ancient World History: Chandragupta II

Ancient World History: Chandragupta II

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Dinar of Chandragupta II, made in India, c.376-414 (source).

Dinar of Chandragupta II, made in India, c.376-414 (source).

Chandragupta II, c. 376-412   ........   Chandragupta II (Sanskrit: चन्द्रगुप्त विक्रमादित्य; chandragupta vikramāditya) was one of the most powerful emperors of the Gupta empire in northern India. His rule spanned c. 380–413/415 CE

Chandragupta II, c. 376-412 ........ Chandragupta II (Sanskrit: चन्द्रगुप्त विक्रमादित्य; chandragupta vikramāditya) was one of the most powerful emperors of the Gupta empire in northern India. His rule spanned c. 380–413/415 CE

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Chandragupta II Vikramaditya - Gupta Dynasty Ruler - 375 CE - 415 CE

Chandragupta II Vikramaditya - Gupta Dynasty Ruler - 375 CE - 415 CE

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