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upright post with its top turned towards legs. To 1. a symbol like the supposed lotus leaf of No. 14, but smaller.
R. Opposed to O. Raised Swāstika turned r., with very broad arms, the ends of which, as well as those of the basal uprights, are pointed. Indistinct symbols to r. and 1., that on 1. being forked and somewhat like a 'taurine' emblem. 26. 1.02 in. by 56 in.; weight 13 grains.
O. Standing deity, facing f., with arms as usual. Two bangles on 1. wrist, and anklets high on legs.
R. Opposed to O. Raised Swastika turned 1. A round elevation to r. may be a vase.
27. 1.06 in. by 56 in.; weight 24 grains; lower edge irregular.
O. Standing figure of deity with very narrow waist, facing f. Arms as usual, two bangles being on 1. one. Two anklets on 1. leg; perhaps a third above calf. To r. of legs a raised bead opposite the knee, resting on an upright post, the top of which is pointed.
Raised Swastika. Little to be seen.
28. 101 in. by 52 in.; weight unknown.
O. Standing deity as usual; two bangles on 1. wrist. A cloth from waist nearly to knees. Upright pole on r. may end in bident at shoulder level. A bead above each shoulder. R. Raised Swastika. Indistinct.
29. 1.04 in. by 54 in.; weight unknown.
O. Standing deity, stouter than usual, facing f., with two bangles on 1. wrist; hand holds upright pole which may end in bident at level of neck.
30. 1.07 in. by 43 in.; weight unknown.
Both faces indistinct, but part of standing figure visible. 31. 101 in. by 53 in.; weight 17 grains.
O. Standing deity facing f., and holding poles as usual. Two anklets on each leg and a bangle on each wrist. Circle of beads may have passed over head, two being visible on each side. Upright poles may have ended in bidents.
R. Very faint, but part of stem of Swastika can be seen; perhaps part of vase to r.
32. 1.17 in. by 51; weight 22 grains.
O. The die has moved and rendered design blurred. goddess standing facing f., holds on r. a bident. Bead on each side of neck. To 1. of r. ankle a large bead rests upon a thick upright stem which is widened out at the top; this resembles the 'disk on the altar.' To r. of legs, an upright bar with upper part turned r.
R. Opposed to O. Raised Swastika, turned r. On 1. a raised oval may be the vase.
33. 1.04 in. by 43 in.; weight 171 grains.
O. Standing goddess (? Muktakēsī, a form of Durgā, with loose hair) thin, with wasp-like waist, facing f. Short skirt from waist to mid-thigh. Long loose hair incised after stamping, in fine lines, hangs down on 1., reaching below waist. A bead above 1. shoulder. Side poles not visible. Mark of top of die extends in an arc over the head.
R. Opposed to O. Part of raised Swastika. 34. 1-17 in. by 62 in.; weight 45 grains.
O. Standing deity, facing f., with cloth apparently folded round the hips. Arms hang down as usual. Trace of top of bident on 1.
R. Raised Swastika, turned 1. To r., large round-bodied vase, with lip. To l., a symbol resembling an early letter n. 35. 1.10 in. by 46 in.; weight 30 grains. Purchased for me in Anuradhapura.
O. Standing goddess, facing f., and holding poles as usual. The head is gone; navel distinctly marked. Two bangles and an armlet on r. arm; anklets on both legs. A row of five or seven beads round head, and perhaps a horizontal row above them. Under the feet three short vertical raised lines. Upright on 1. widens out at shoulder level; both are too much worn for tops to be discriminated. A line on 1. between the leg and side pole may be the edge of her dress.
R. Raised Swastika, turned r.; the lower arm appears to be straight and extends horizontally to r. and 1. of centre line. Two narrow parallel waved lines below base line.
36. 1.25 in. by 76 in.; weight unknown.
O. Seated figure, turned f., with face to 1. Two anklets on r. leg, and one or two on the other. The 1. leg doubled under body; r. leg hangs down from knee. The 1. arm hangs down and hand rests on 1. thigh. The r. upper arm hangs down and fore-arm bends out horizontally. Hair-knot, or head-dress, or helmet extends at back of head. Raised work in front of face, some of it being part of an arched band that passes round and over head.
R. Swastika, turned 1. No bar below its base line. To l., a symbol which may be the vase; to r., a small symbol indistinct.
37. 1-20 in. by 82 in.; weight 74 grains.
O. The die merely includes a sitting figure (? female) in the same posture as last. Two armlets on 1. upper arm, and an anklet on 1. leg. Hand on r. holds a flower on its stem before the face. One bead above 1. shoulder. A head-dress, or crown, or helmet on head, above which the die ended in a point. R. Opposed to O. Indistinct. Swastika, and symbol on r. 38. 1.09 in. by 62 in.; weight 40 grains.
O. Lower third of coin untouched by die. Seated figure (? female) in the same attitude, with one bangle on 1. wrist, and two anklets on 1. leg. The arm bent up near shoulder on r., and flower held at shoulder level. A bead on r. of head. R. Opposed to O. Swastika turned 1., with thick base line. To l., vase with three shoots; to r., a symbol indefinable. 39. 1.21 in. by 71 in.; weight unknown.
O. Seated figure (? female) in same attitude, bangles on wrist, two armlets on 1. upper arm, two anklets on 1. leg, perhaps only one on r. leg. Fore-arm on r. raised to shoulder level. The die did not include more.
R. Very indistinct.
40. 1.24 in. by 75 in.; weight unknown.
O. Seated figure in same attitude; bead over 1. shoulder. Five nearly upright short lines below 1. foot and calf, rising from a horizontal one which turns down on 1. close to r. foot, may indicate a seat or throne. Hand raised to level of head on r. A bead between 1. arm and waist.