Numismatica Genevensis SA

Auction 11

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Numismatica Genevensis SA, Auction 11

A Royal Collection

Mo, 18.11.2019, from 02:30 PM CET
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Description

India - Kushan Empire.
Kanishka I, circa 127-152 AD. Gold Dinar, uncertain mint in Bactria. BACIΛЄYC BACI ΛЄωN KANHÞKOY Diademed figure of Kanishka standing facing, head left, wearing the Kushan dress, holding a long scepter with his left hand and sacrificing over an altar with his right hand / HΛIOC Helios nimbate standing facing, head left, his right hand raised in benedictional gesture, his left hand resting on the pommel of a sword. Tamgha in the left field. 8,02g. MK 25 (O1/R1); Göbl 3358; BM inv. 1888, 1208.537 (same dies); Donum Burns -; Ans Kushan -.
Extremely fine.
From the auction CNG Triton 21 (9 January 2018), 576.

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