nomos 15
22 October 2017
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zürich
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Lot 195
INDIA, Kushan Empire. Vasudeva II, circa 290-310. Dinar (Gold, 22 mm, 8.03 g, 12 h). ΦΑΟΝΑΝΑΟΦΑΟ Β - ΑΖΔΗΟ ΚΟΦΑΝΟ Vasudeva, crowned and nimbate, standing facing, head turned to left, with flames on his shoulder, holding standard in his left hand and, with his right, sacrificing over altar to left; to left, trident with ribbon; to right, two symbols. Rev. ΟhΦΟ Siva, nimbate, standing facing, holding a wreath in his right hand and a trident in his left; behind, the bull Nandi standing left; in upper left field, tamgha. Donum Burns 448 (same obverse die). MK 535 var. (different symbols on reverse). Clear and well-struck. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1400 CHF
Estimate: 500 CHF