INDIA, Kushan Empire. Kanishka I.
|CNG 91, Lot: 450. Estimate $750.
Sold for $3250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa AD 127/8-152. AV Dinar (21mm, 7.97 g, 12h). Mint I (A). 3rd emission. Kanishka standing facing, head left, flames on shoulder, sacrificing over altar and holding goad and scepter / NANAÞAO, Nana, nimbate, wearing fillet and crescent, standing right, holding scepter and box; tamgha to right. MK 60 (dies 4a/– [unlisted rev. die]); Donum Burns 130 (same obv. die). VF, traces of possible prior mounting.
Ex Classical Numismatic Group 87 (18 May 2011), lot 765.