INDIA, Kushan Empire. Kanishka I.
|Sale: CNG 79, Lot: 526. Estimate $1500.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 17 September 2008.
Sold For $1300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa AD 127/8-152. Æ Didrachm (7.71 g, 1h). 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 outer left. Cribb, Buddha
46-55 (dies s/17); MK 787. Near VF, dark brown patina, light roughness. Very rare.