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CNG 106, Lot: 582. Estimate $5000.
Sold for $4500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

INDIA, Kushan Empire. Huvishka. Circa AD 152-192. AV Dinar (21mm, 7.96 g, 12h). Main mint in Baktria (Balkh?). Late phase. ÞαO(retrograde h)α(retrograde h)OÞαO OO hÞKI KOÞα(retrograde h)O, crowned bust left on clouds / Oα(retrograde h)I(retrograde h)Δα (sic), Winged Oanindo (Nike-Victory) standing left, holding wreath and cornucopia; tamgha to left. MK 245 (O1/R4) = Cribb & Bracey E.G1v = FdS 216 = Cunningham 35 = BM inv. 1893, 0506.6 (same dies); ANS Kushan –; Donum Burns –; Triton XVI, lot 667 (same dies). Good VF, slight die shift and small edge bump on reverse. Extremely rare, the second to appear at auction.

From the François Righetti Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 93 (22 May 2013), lot 706.