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CNG 106, Lot: 587. Estimate $300.
Sold for $180. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

INDIA, Kushan Empire. Huvishka. Circa AD 152-192. Æ Tetradrachm (23mm, 11.12 g, 1h). Subsidiary mint in Gandhara (Peshawar?). Late phase, second part. Huvishka, holding ankuśa (elephant goad), left on elephant / MAO up left, Ardoxsho standing right, holding cornucopia; tamgha to right. MK 881 = Cribb & Bracey 2011 E.C2-v:1u = BM Inv. OR.337; ANS Kushan 1015/1013 (obv./rev.); Donum Burns 358 var. (Ardoxsho left; positions of legend and tamgha reversed); cf. CNG E-222, lot 248. VF, dark brown patina. Extremely rare.

From the Dr. Wilfried Pieper Collection.