INDIA, KUSHAN: Kanishka I AE drachm or 1/4 unit, Buddha reverse, Cribb 18. VERY RARE!

Ancient Coins - INDIA, KUSHAN: Kanishka I AE drachm or 1/4 unit, Buddha reverse, Cribb 18. VERY RARE!
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Obverse King standing facing, sacrificing at altar at left, holding sceptre in left hand, Bactrian legend around: þAO KANIþKI (Shao Kanishki)
Reverse Sakyamuni Buddha standing facing, Bactrian legend around: (probably) CAKAMANO BOYΔO, no tamgha
Date c. 127-150 CE
Weight 3.70 gm.
Diameter 17 mm.
Die axis 11 o'clock
Reference Göbl 788, Cribb die 18
Comments The Buddha reverse coins are all very rare, and the lower denomination coins are particularly rare. Only two reverse dies are known for the drachm.
Price SKU: 685.60
US$ 795.00
  • € 674.01
  • £ 602.47
  • AUD 1,053.62
  • CHF 788.33
  • CAD 1,014.59

Rates for: 11/17/17

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