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CNG Feature Auction 118

Lot nuber 686

INDIA, Kushan Empire. Kanishka II. Circa AD 230-247. AV Dinar (22mm, 8.06 g, 12h). Main mint in Peshawar.

CNG Feature Auction 118
Lot: 686.
 Estimated: $ 2 000

Central Asian, Coin-in-Hand Video, Gold

Sold For $ 10 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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INDIA, Kushan Empire. Kanishka II. Circa AD 230-247. AV Dinar (22mm, 8.06 g, 12h). Main mint in Peshawar. ÞαO(retrograde h)α(retrograde h)OÞαO Kα [(retrograde h)H]ÞKO KOÞ[α(retrograde h)O], Kanishka, diademed and crowned, standing facing, head left, sacrificing over altar and holding filleted staff; filleted trident to left; ha in Brahmi to right of altar; ti in Brahmi to right of king / αPΔOXÞO, Ardoxsho enthroned facing, holding filleted investiture garland and cornucopia; ha in Brahmi below fillets; tamgha to upper left to left. MK 539 (O1/R2); ANS Kushan –; Donum Burns –; Zeno –. Lightly toned, whisper of deposits in devices. Near EF. Exceptional for issue, finer than the specimens illustrated in Göbl.

Göbl cites only two examples of this die pair: one in the Bharat Kala Bhavan Museum in Varanasi (Inv. 8731); the other in the Hanuman Prasad (H P) Poddar Collection, Calcutta.

The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 118 lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 13-14 September 2021. CNG Feature Auction 118 – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part 2 through Roman Provincial Coinage Part 1 will be held Monday afternoon, 13 September 2021 beginning at 2:00 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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