INDIA, KUSHANO-SASANIAN, Varahran I Kushanshah: AV (Gold) 1/4 dinar, RRRR and SUPERB!

Ancient Coins - INDIA, KUSHANO-SASANIAN, Varahran I Kushanshah: AV (Gold) 1/4 dinar, RRRR and SUPERB!
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Obverse King standing facing, head turned to left, sword at left hip, holding trident in (proper) left hand, sacrificing at altar at left, smoke rising from altar, ribboned crescent-topped trident above altar, left-turning swastika between legs, pellet above, another pellet between leg and altar, nandipada in right field, Bactrian legend around: bogo ooroyno oozorko koshano shoy (Lord Varahran, the great, Kushan king)
Reverse Oesho (Shiva) standing facing, holding trident in left hand and diadem in right, bull (Nandi) standing left behind, Bactrian legend at right and left (unread)
Date c. 325-350
Weight 1.88 gm.
Diameter 21 mm.
Die axis 12 o'clock
Reference Göbl ---, Cribb ---
Comments Unpublished type, presumably unique. Seems to have been repaired at the top but otherwise a SUPERB specimen.
Price SKU: 700.32
US$ 8,000.00
  • € 7,051.20
  • £ 5,864.80
  • AUD 11,077.60
  • CHF 7,321.60
  • CAD 9,973.60

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