INDIA, ANGA Kushan imitation Copper unit, c. 2nd century. CHOICE and UNPUBLISHED!

World Coins - INDIA, ANGA Kushan imitation Copper unit, c. 2nd century. CHOICE and UNPUBLISHED!
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Obverse Kanishka-style King standing facing, sacrificing at altar at left, holding trident in left hand
Reverse Mithra or Mao style deity standing LEFT, hand on hip, TAMGHA at right
Date c. 2nd CE
Weight 9.82 gm.
Diameter 23 mm.
Die axis 11 o'clock
Reference Unpublished ... Mitchiner does not show a variety with the deity facing right, nor with a tamgha on the reverse
Comments Kanishka imitation coins may have been struck at many locations in northern India to facilitate riverine trade along the Ganges river. This coin appears to belong to Mitchiner's "light" series of coins weighing 7-10 gm and issued in the Bengal region.


Precio SKU: MHA.03
US$ 45.00
  • € 37.15
  • £ 32.84
  • AUD 58.49
  • CHF 39.96
  • CAD 57.40

Cotización al: 01/27/21

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