INDIA, Kushan Empire. Vima Kadphises.
|Sale: CNG 76, Lot: 959. Estimate $3000.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 12 September 2007.
Sold For $2750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa AD 100-127/8. AV 2 Dinars (15.62 g, 12h). Mint I (A). 3rd emission. Diademed and crowned figure of Vima Kadphises seated facing cross-legged on clouds, head right, holding mace-scepter over shoulder; flames at shoulders, tamgha to left / Ithyphallic Siva standing facing, head left, holding trident in right hand and resting left arm on bull Nandi behind, who is standing right with head facing; Buddhist Triratana
(“Three Jewels”) to left. MK 10 (O1/R- [unlisted rev. die]). Good Fine, minor traces of deposits. Very rare.