nomos 20
10 July 2020 16:00 CEST
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zurich
Welcome, finally!, to Nomos 20. At the time of this was first written, in early March 2020, we were coming to the realisation that our auction was not going to take place on the 3rd of May: we never thought it would have to be put off to 10th of July!
KUSHANO-SASANIANS. Bahram III (Kidara), circa 350-?. Dinar (Gold, 36 mm, 7.67 g, 12 h), Boxlo (Balkh). Nimbate and crowned prince standing left, wearing armor, holding trident with his left hand and sacrificing over altar with his right; to left, trident; to right, tamgha. Rev. Shiva standing facing, holding trident in his left hand and wreath with his right; behind, zebu standing to left. Carter p. 259 & pl LIX, 35-36. Cribb, Kidarites 4B. Göbl Kushan 730. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Estimate: 1000 CHF