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CNG Feature Auction 117

Lot nuber 376

INDIA, Kushan Empire. Huvishka. Circa AD 151-190. AV Dinar (19mm, 7.92 g, 12h). Main mint in Baktria (Balkh?). Early phase.


CNG Feature Auction 117
Lot: 376.

Closing Date: May 20 2021 11:00 ET

Central Asian, Gold

Estimate: $ 2 000

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INDIA, Kushan Empire. Huvishka. Circa AD 151-190. AV Dinar (19mm, 7.92 g, 12h). Main mint in Baktria (Balkh?). Early phase. Crowned and diademed bust left on clouds, holding mace scepter and goad; flames over shoulder / Ardoxsho standing facing, head left, holding cornucopia; tamgha to right. MK 154/3 (O10/R– [unlisted rev. die]); ANS Kushan 721; Donum Burns 232. Underlying luster, slight double strike on reverse. EF. Very rare.

From the Archytas Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 87 (18 May 2011), lot 774 (hammer $4100).

Like the Parthian royal wart, the ring that appears on the cheek of Huvishka may physiological sign of royalty.

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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