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CNG 106, Lot: 581. Estimate $5000.
Sold for $3750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

INDIA, Kushan Empire. Huvishka. Circa AD 152-192. AV Dinar (20mm, 7.90 g, 12h). Main mint in Baktria (Balkh?). Late phase. ÞαO(retrograde h)α(retrograde h)OÞαO OO hÞKI KOÞα(retrograde h)O, nimbate, diademed, and crowned half-length bust left on clouds, holding mace-scepter and filleted spear over shoulder / αΘOÞO, Athsho standing right, flames about head and shoulders, holding blacksmith’s hammer over shoulder and pair of tongs; tamgha to left. MK 209 (unlisted dies); ANS Kushan –; Donum Burns 247. Good VF, edge marks.


From the François Righetti Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 91 (19 September 2012), lot 452.