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CNG 106, Lot: 588. Estimate $300.
Sold for $320. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

INDIA, Kushan Empire. Huvishka. Circa AD 152-192. Æ Tetradrachm (26mm, 11.73 g, 12h). Uncertain mint. OH up left, OHÞ down right, nimbate, diademed, and crowned figure of Huvishka seated facing cross-legged, head left, holding ankuśa (elephant goad) and scepter; trace of clouds below / Triple-headed Siva standing facing, holding thunderbolt, flask, trident, and horns of goat to lower left; trace of tamgha to left. MK –; Tandon, Crowns, 7b (same rev. die); ANS Kushan –; Donum Burns –. VF, dark green patina with some earthen highlights, reverse weakly struck. Extremely rare.

From the Dr. Wilfried Pieper Collection.