Group of Buddha Bronzes
INDIA, Kushan Empire. Kanishka I.
|Sale: CNG 79, Lot: 525. Estimate $2000.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 17 September 2008.
Sold For $2000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa AD 127/8-152. Æ Tetradrachm (15.66 g, 12h). Kanishka standing facing, head left, holding standard and goad; [altar to left] / Standing Śākyamuni Buddha: Buddha standing facing, hand raised in gesture of abhayamudrā
; tamgha to inner left. Cribb, Buddha
37 (dies c/14); MK 785. Near VF, brown patina with green overtones. Rare.