INDIA, KUSHAN: Huvishka AE tetradrachm, Elephant-rider/Ardochsho. RARE!

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Description
Obverse King riding on elephant right, holding ankus, or elephant goad, Bactrian legend around: þaonanoþao oo...hþki Koþano.
Reverse Goddess of plenty Ardochsho standing left, holding cornucopia in right hand, left hand on hip, Bactrian legend at right: APΔOXþO, tamgha at left.
Date c. 150-191 CE
Weight 10.97 gm.
Diameter 22-24 mm.
Die axis 11 o'clock
Reference Göbl 877, MAC ---
Comments Huvishka's coppers come with three different obverses: the elephant-rider, the couch-recliner, and the cross-legged, and with numerous reverse deities.

This coin is a rare type, unlisted in Mitchiner.
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