INDIA, Kushan Empire. Kanishka I.
|CNG 87, Lot: 767. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $3500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa AD 127/8-152. AV Dinar (20mm, 7.55 g, 12h). Mint I (A). 3rd emission. Kanishka standing facing, head left, flames on shoulder, sacrificing over altar and holding goad and scepter / OhÞO, Siva, nimbate, standing facing, head left, pouring water from flask and holding vajra
(thunderbolt), trident, and he-goat; tamgha to left. MK 72 (dies unlisted); Donum Burns 135. EF, small lamination, traces of possible prior mounting.