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Tree & Swastika:

Obverse shows a four branched tree  within enclosure of four compartments. On reverse, a large railed swastika, two symbols, to upper right a group of three dots, under swastika a Caitya (Temple). The swastika on the reverse revolves to the RIGHT normally but on the example above, the swastika revolves to the LEFT, this is a variety previously unrecorded.

The usage of the Tree & swastika coin was in the first century A.D.

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