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CNG Feature Auction 117

Lot nuber 364

<b>INDIA, Kushan Empire. <i>Vima Kadphises. </i></b>Circa AD 113-127. AV Dinar (20mm, 7.91 g, 12h).

CNG Feature Auction 117
Lot: 364.

Closing Date: May 20 2021 11:00 ET

Central Asian featuring The Archytas Collection, Gold

Estimate: $ 12 500


INDIA, Kushan Empire. Vima Kadphises. Circa AD 113-127. AV Dinar (20mm, 7.91 g, 12h). Bilingual Greek issue. Main mint in Baktria. BACIΛЄYC OO(blundered h)MO KAΔΦIChC, diademed and crowned half-length bust of Vima Kadphises right on clouds, flames at shoulder, holding mace-scepter in right hand; tamgha to left / Maharajasa rajadirajasa sarvaloga iśvarasa mahiśvarasa hima kaphthiśasa tradara[sa] in Kharosthi, ithyphallic Siva standing facing, head left, holding trident in right hand and resting left arm on bull Nandi behind, who is standing right with head facing; Buddhist triratana (Three Jewels) to left. Bopearachchi, Premiers, Série IV, 6 = Bopearchchi, Some 7 (this coin); MK 2 (O1/R2) = FdS 12; ANS Kushan –; Donum Burns –. Traces of deposits, minor die breaks. VF. Extremely rare, only this coin in CoinArchives.

From the Archytas Collection. Ex Triton XI (8 January 2008), lot 369 (part of).

The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 117 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 19-20 May 2021. This lot is in Session 2, which begins 19 May 2021 at 2 PM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and 22.50% for all others.

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