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Chandragupta I

Chandragupta I

| November 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Gupta dynasty first seems to be in eminence with the accession of Chandra Gupta I, son of Ghatotkacha to the throne of the ancestral Gupta kingdom. While his two ancestors were given the title of Maharaja (king), Chandra Gupta I is described in his inscriptions as Maharajadhiraj (king of kings) signifying a rise in the family fortunes. A series of gold coins issued by the […]

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