INDIA, KUSHAN: Huvishka AE tetradrachm, King on couch / Mao, heavy weight type. SCARCE!

Ancient Coins - INDIA, KUSHAN: Huvishka AE tetradrachm, King on couch / Mao, heavy weight type. SCARCE!
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Obverse King reclining on couch facing, whole body nimbate, left leg dangling down, Bactrian legend around: þaonanoþao oo...hþki Koþano.
Reverse Lunar deity Mao standing left, lunar crescents on shoulders, holding sword and conferring blessing, Legend at right: MAO, tamgha at left.
Date c. 150-191 CE
Weight 14.88 gm.
Diameter 24-25 mm.
Die axis 12 o'clock
Reference Göbl 836, MAC 3234-35
Comments Huvishka's coppers come with three different obverses: the elephant-rider, the couch-recliner, and the cross-legged, and with numerous reverse deities.

The early, heavy weight coins, are all quite scarce.
Prix SKU: 362.85
US$ 50.00
  • € 44.00
  • £ 37.48
  • AUD 69.96
  • CHF 45.90
  • CAD 63.89

Cotation au: 12/01/21

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