INDIA, KUSHAN: Kanishka I AE tetradrachm, Mithra reverse. SCARCE!

Ancient Coins - INDIA, KUSHAN: Kanishka I AE tetradrachm, Mithra reverse. SCARCE!
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Obverse King standing facing, sacrificing at altar at left, holding sceptre in left hand, Bactrian legend around: �AO KANI�KI (Shao Kanishki)
Reverse Solar deity Mithra standing left, radiate and nimbate, holding out diadem, Bactrian legend at right: MIIPO, tamgha at left
Date c. 127-150 CE
Weight 14.77 gm.
Diameter 25 mm.
Die axis 12 o'clock
Reference G�bl 768, MAC 3077-78
Comments Inexpensive specimen of a scarce type. Although the legend on the reverse is not clear, the radiate nimbus around the deity's head makes the attribution conclusive ... only Mithra has the nimbus with solar rays emerging from it.
Precio SKU: 633.15
US$ 20.00
  • € 16.72
  • £ 14.53
  • AUD 26.01
  • CHF 18.44
  • CAD 25.12

Cotización al: 04/14/21

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