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Home > Catalog > |Asian Coins| > |Sri Lanka| > BB13750
Sri Lanka (Ceylon), c. 4th - 5th Century A.D., Indo-Roman Imitative
Sri Lanka is a small island nation around 31 km from south of India. Annius Plocamus, a Roman freedman, visited the island, spurring Sri Lanka to send a delegation to Rome during the reign of Claudius. A Roman named Sopatros traveled to Sri Lanka, probably in the 5th century. The ancient port of Mantota may have been an important port of call between China and Rome.
BB13750. Bronze AE 16, Indo-Roman imitative, F, typical flat strike, weight 1.351g, maximum diameter 16.4mm, obverse bust right, pseudo-legend around (dots); reverse uncertain; SOLD


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Mitchiner, M. Oriental Coins and Their Values, Vol. 3: Non-Islamic States & Western Colonies. (London, 1979).
Mitchiner, M. Oriental Coins: the Ancient and Classical World. (London, 1978).

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