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

Lot nuber 557

INDIA, Kushan Empire. Kanishka I. Circa AD 127-151. AV Quarter Dinar (13mm, 1.98 g, 12h). Subsidiary mint in Gandhara (Peshawar?). Late phase.


Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I
Lot: 557.
 Estimated: $ 3 000

Central Asian, Gold

Sold For $ 2 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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INDIA, Kushan Empire. Kanishka I. Circa AD 127-151. AV Quarter Dinar (13mm, 1.98 g, 12h). Subsidiary mint in Gandhara (Peshawar?). Late phase. ÞAO(retrograde h)A(retrograde h)OÞAO KA (retrograde h)hÞKI KOÞA(retrograde h)[O], Kanishka standing left, holding goad and scepter, sacrificing over altar to left; flame at shoulder / APΔOXÞO to left, Ardoxsho standing right, holding cornucopia; tamgha to right. Cf. MK 73 and 74/1 (for obv. die [O35]); ANS Kushan –; Donum Burns –; Zeno 64520 = Triton XII, lot 432 = Triton IX, lot 1142 (same obv. die). Light scuff on obverse. Good VF. Extemely rare, the second to appear at auction.


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.