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394, Lot: 335. Estimate $300.
Sold for $340. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

INDIA, Kushan Empire. Kanishka I. Circa AD 127/8-152. Æ Didrachm (20mm, 7.56 g, 12h). Main mint in Kapisha (Begram?). Late phase. Kanishka standing left, holding goad and standard, sacrificing over altar; flame at shoulder / Standing Śākyamuni Buddha: Buddha standing facing, hand raised in gesture of abhayamudrā; trace of tamgha to left. Cribb, Buddha 46-55; MK 787; ANS Kushan –; Donum Burns 176. Fine, brown patina, cleaning marks.