Search in Feature Auction


CNG Bidding Platform

Information

Products and Services


Feature Auction
Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 550

INDIA, Kushan Empire. Vima Kadphises. Circa AD 113-127. AV Dinar (19mm, 7.95 g, 12h). Main mint in Baktria.


Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I
Lot: 550.
 Estimated: $ 25 000

Central Asian, Gold

Sold For $ 15 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Go to Live

INDIA, Kushan Empire. Vima Kadphises. Circa AD 113-127. AV Dinar (19mm, 7.95 g, 12h). Main mint in Baktria. BACIΛЄYC OOHM O KAΔΦICHC, diademed and crowned figure of Vima Kadphises, cradling club in left arm, seated right in canopied chariot drawn by pair of horses; miniature charioteer before Vima, holding whip / Maharajasa rajadirajasa loga’iśvaraja maha’iśvarasa vima kathpiśasa in Kharosthi, ithyphallic Siva with two heads (mustached human and horned animal) standing facing, human head left, holding trident in right hand and water flask in left; left arm draped with animal skin; Buddhist Triratana (Three Jewels) to left; tamgha to right. Bopearachchi, Premiers, Série VII, 10; MK 5 (O1/R1); ANS Kushan 265; Donum Burns –; Adams IV 2125 (same dies). A few light deposits, area of weak strike on reverse. VF. Very rare.


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I will be held Tuesday afternoon, 14 January 2020 beginning at 2:00 PM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.