HUNNIC TRIBES, Nezak Huns. Sahi Tigin.
|Triton XIV, Lot: 556. Estimate $500.
Sold for $700. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa AD 710-720. BI Drachm (31mm, 3.30 g, 9h). CPI TOΓINI ÞOYO in Baktrian, diademed and crowned bust right; c/m: composite of human head left and bear head right, back-to-back; all within incuse / Fire altar with ribbons; flanked by two attendants; “Śrima dive” in Brahmi down to right of altar shaft, [“pare śri down to left]. For coin: Göbl, Dokumente
Em. 206; Göbl, SO
2, 206 and pl. 20, 13 (coin with c/m); for c/m: Göbl, Dokumente
KM 102 (misdescribed as a senmurv head). Host coin VF, countermark Choice EF, toned, light overall porosity. Extremely rare countermark.