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Auction 96  14 May 2014
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Lot 635

Estimate: 1000 USD
Price realized: 3500 USD
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INDIA, Kushan Empire. Kanishka I. Circa AD 127/8-152. Æ Tetradrachm (26mm, 16.64 g, 12h). Mint I (A). 3rd emission. Kanishka standing facing, head left, holding standard and goad; altar to left / Standing Śākyamuni Buddha: Buddha standing facing, hand raised in gesture of abhayamudrā; tamgha to outer left. Cribb, Buddha 15 and pl. 8, 15 (dies f/7 - this coin); MK 785/8; Donum Burns 175; Skanda Collection (Spink-Taisei 9), lot 20 (same dies); Triton IX, lot 1145 (same dies). VF, brown patina. One of the better examples of this type known.


Ex Robert C. Senior Collection.
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