Obverse : Lion standing left with rasised right paws and tail double bent over back within a double dotted border.
Reverse : Stylized Devanagari Text. NA/RASIM DE/VA, sun and moon flanking the letter “VA”.
Northern style drachms were probably struck after Narasimhavarman’s occupation of Badami (between 642 and 655 AD) from the Chalukyas.
A small dumpy silver coin with a lion standing left with front paw rasied as in the Lankan Flag. Issued by Narasimhavarman I (ca.630-667 AD), of the Pallavas.