INDIA, KUSHAN: Huvishka Gold dinar, Elephant-rider/Oesho (Siva) EXTREMELY RARE and CHOICE!

Ancient Coins - INDIA, KUSHAN: Huvishka Gold dinar, Elephant-rider/Oesho (Siva) EXTREMELY RARE and CHOICE!
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Obverse King riding on elephant right, holding trident and ankus, or elephant goad, Bactrian legend around (at 8 o'clock): þaonanoþao ... oohþko koþanoþao (shaonanoshao ooeshko koshanoshao ... King of kings Huvishka, king of the Kushans).
Reverse Oesho standing facing, holding trident in raised left hand, antelope in lowered left hand, damaru or drum in raised right hand and goad and water pot in lower right hand, Bactrian legend at right: oηþo, tamgha at left.
Date c. 150-191 CE
Weight 7.81 gm.
Diameter 20 mm.
Die axis 12 o'clock
Reference Göbl ---, but see 305A for obverse
Comments One of the rarest and most sought-after gold coins of Huvishka, in wonderful condition; unlisted in Göbl's Kushan "atlas".
Price SKU: 675.01
US$ 45,000.00
  • € 39,964.48
  • £ 35,143.96
  • AUD 63,287.74
  • CHF 45,319.72
  • CAD 59,782.86

Rates for: 02/15/19

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