INDIA, Kushan Empire. Huvishka.
|Triton XX, Lot: 435. Estimate $1500.
Sold for $1800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa AD 151-190. AV Dinar (22mm, 7.99 g, 12h). Main mint in Baktria (Balkh?). Late phase. ÞαO(retrograde h)α(retrograde h)OÞαO OOhÞVI VOÞα(retrograde h)O, nimbate, diademed, and crowned half-length bust left on clouds, holding mace scepter and filleted spear / αPΔOXÞO to right, Ardoxsho, wearing stephane, standing left, extending cornucopia with both hands; tamgha to left. MK 285 (O2/R5); ANS Kushan –; Donum Burns 262. Good VF, areas of light toning in devices, hint of die rust.