INDIA, KUSHAN: Huvishka AE tetradrachm, Elephant-rider/Mithra. SCARCE!

Ancient Coins - INDIA, KUSHAN: Huvishka AE tetradrachm, Elephant-rider/Mithra. SCARCE!
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Obverse King riding on elephant right, holding ankus, or elephant goad, Bactrian legend around: �aonano�ao oo...h�ki Ko�ano.
Reverse Solar deity Mithra standing left, holding sceptre in left hand, right arm outstretched, offering diadem, Bactrian legend at right: MIYPO, tamgha at left.
Date c. 150-191 CE
Weight 11.35 gm.
Diameter 25 mm.
Die axis 12 o'clock
Reference G�bl 856, 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 scarce type, unlisted in Mitchiner, with its unusual spelling of Mithra's name and Mithra in a pose usually seen for Athsho.


Price SKU: 527.13
US$ 55.00
  • € 55.60
  • £ 48.53
  • AUD 85.18
  • CHF 54.31
  • CAD 75.09

Rates for: 10/05/22

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