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

Lot nuber 556

INDIA, Kushan Empire. Kanishka I. Circa AD 127-151. AV Dinar (21mm, 7.93 g, 12h). Main mint in Baktria (Balkh?). Late phase.


Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I
Lot: 556.
 Estimated: $ 2 500

Central Asian, Gold

Sold For $ 3 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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INDIA, Kushan Empire. Kanishka I. Circa AD 127-151. AV Dinar (21mm, 7.93 g, 12h). Main mint in Baktria (Balkh?). Late phase. ÞAONANOÞAO KA NhÞKI KOÞANO, Kanishka standing left, holding goad and scepter, sacrificing over altar to left; flame at shoulder / ΦαPPO to left, nimbate and diademed Pharro, head adorned with wings, standing right, holding purse in right hand and scepter in left; tamgha to right. MK 69 var. (placement of rev. legend); ANS Kushan –; Donum Burns –; Zeno –. Traces of deposits in devices, slight double strike on reverse. Near EF. Apparently unique variety of an extremely rare reverse type for Kanishka I.


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.