INDIA, KUSHAN: Kanishka copper tetradrachm with Athsho. Scarce and SUPERB.

Ancient Coins - INDIA, KUSHAN: Kanishka copper tetradrachm with Athsho. Scarce and SUPERB.
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Kushan Empire
Kanishka I (c. 127/8-152 AD)
AE tetradrachm (26 mm, 16.80 g)

Obverse: King standing, head left, wearing round crown, sacrificing over altar and holding spear; Bactrian legend around þAO KANηþKI (King Kanishka)
Reverse: God of metals Athsho standing left, holding out diadem; Bactrian legend AΘþO at right
Ref: Gobl 772; MACW 3085
 
A wonderful depiction of the king and Athsho.  One of the finest we've seen.
 
Scarce and SUPERB.
 
 
Price SKU: KU-145
US$ 145.00
  • € 130.44
  • £ 116.97
  • AUD 215.08
  • CHF 139.39
  • CAD 198.64

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