INDIA, KUSHAN: Huvishka AE tetradrachm, King on couch / Mao, heavy weight type. SCARCE!


Price: US$ 50.00 € 48.2
£ 41.39
AUD 74.24
CHF 47.4
CAD 66.82
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Obverse King reclining on couch facing, whole body nimbate, left leg dangling down, Bactrian legend around: �aonano�ao oo...h�ki Ko�ano.
Reverse Lunar deity Mao standing left, lunar crescents on shoulders, holding sword and conferring blessing, Legend at right: MAO (or MOO?), tamgha at left.
Date c. 150-191 CE
Weight 14.58 gm.
Diameter 24-25 mm.
Die axis 12 o'clock
Reference G�bl 836, MAC 3234-35
Comments Huvishka's coppers come with three different obverses: the elephant-rider, the couch-recliner, and the cross-legged, and with numerous reverse deities.

The early, heavy weight coins, are all quite scarce.
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