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Research Coins: Feature Auction

 
20191118

Central Asian

Summer 2019 Literature Auction, Lot: 118. Estimate $750.
Sold for $2500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Göbl, Robert. [(MK)Münzprägung des Kušānreiches] System und Chronologie der Münzprägung des Kušānreiches. (Vienna; Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1984). Folio. 153 pp. of text, mostly in German; 180 plates of coins and tables, along with XL plates of supplementary material and one fold-out map. Original green cloth boards, gilt in original cardboard case of issue. A typology of the gold and bronze coinage of the Kushan rulers, this book is a virtual die study of their issues. Included also are coins of the Kushano-Sasanians, as well as the Sasanian king Šābuhr (Shahpur) II. Little used and virtually as new, The fundamental reference for Kushan coinage. Dificult to find on the secondary market and rarely offered at auction. Website shipping rates do not apply.