obolos 6
20 November 2016
Webauction
A lovely Dinar of Kanishka I
Lot 614
INDIA, Kushan Empire. Kanishka I, circa 127/8-152. Dinar (Gold, 19mm, 7.94 g 12). Kanishka, diademed and crowned, standing facing, his head turned to left, sacrificing over altar and holding goad and scepter; flame at shoulder. Rev. Orlagno, nimbate and wearing eagle-crested helmet and fillet, standing facing, head right, holding filleted lance in right hand, and sword with eagle's head hilt in left; tamgha to right. MK 63. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1800 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
Lot 615
INDIA, Kushan Empire. Kanishka I, circa 127/8-152. Dinar (Gold, 20mm, 7.92 g 11). Kanishka, diademed and crowned, standing facing, his head turned to left, sacrificing over altar and holding goad and scepter; flame at shoulder. Rev. Nana, nimbate, wearing fillet and crescent, standing right, holding scepter in right hand, box in left; tamgha to right. MK 35. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
Lot 616
INDIA, Kushan Empire. Kanishka I, circa 127/8-152. Dinar (Gold, 20mm, 7.92 g 12). Kanishka, diademed and crowned, standing facing, his head turned to left, sacrificing over altar and holding goad and scepter; flame at shoulder. Rev. Oesho (Shiva) with four arms standing left, holding animal, thunderbolt, sprinkler and ankus; to left, tamgha. MK 72. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
Lot 617
INDIA, Kushan Empire. Kanishka I, circa 127/8-152. Dinar (Gold, 20mm, 7.89 g 12). Kanishka, diademed and crowned, standing facing, his head turned to left, sacrificing over altar and holding goad and scepter; flame at shoulder. Rev. Mao, diademed with long fillets, lunar "horns" at shoulders, standing facing, head left, right hand extended in benedictional gesture and cradling globe-tipped scepter in left arm; tamgha to left. MK 58. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
Lot 618
INDIA, Kushan Empire. Kanishka I, circa 127/8-152. 1/4 Dinar (Gold, 14mm, 2.00 g 12). Bust of Kanishka to left, wearing peaked triangular cap, emerging from mountain top, holding spear. Rev. The fire god Athsho, standing to left holding diadem; to left, tamgha. MK 41. Rare. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
A well struck and lustrous 1/4 Dinar of Kanishka I
Lot 619
INDIA, Kushan Empire. Kanishka I, circa 127/8-152. 1/4 Dinar (Gold, 14mm, 2.00 g 12). Kanishka, diademed and crowned, standing facing, his head turned to left, sacrificing over altar and holding goad and scepter; flame at shoulder. Rev. Miiro (Mithra) standing facing, head left, extending hand in benediction and holding hilt of sword; tamgha to left. MK 79. Well struck and attractive. extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1800 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
A lovely Dinar of Huvishka
Lot 620
INDIA, Kushan Empire. Huvishka, circa 152-192. Dinar (Gold, 21mm, 7.97 g 12). Nimbate, diademed, and crowned half-length bust of Huvishka to left, holding mace-scepter in his right hand and filleted spear in his left. Rev. Miiro (Mithra) standing facing, head left, extending hand in benediction and holding hilt of sword; tamgha to left. MK 138. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2800 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
Lot 621
INDIA, Kushan Empire. Huvishka, circa 152-192. Dinar (Gold, 21mm, 7.95 g), Mint I (A). Nimbate, diademed, and crowned half-length bust of Huvishka to left, holding mace-scepter in his right hand and hilt of sword in his left. Rev. Mao standing left, holding scepter in left hand; to left, tamgha. MK 148. Struck from somewhat worn dies, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
Lot 622
INDIA, Kushan Empire. Huvishka, circa 152-192. Dinar (Gold, 19mm, 7.92 g 12). Nimbate, diademed, and crowned half-length bust of Huvishka to left, holding mace-scepter in his right hand and hilt of sword in his left. Rev. Oesho (Shiva) with four arms standing left, holding animal, thunderbolt, sprinkler and ankus; to left, tamgha. MK 308. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1700 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
A most attractive 1/4 Dinar of Huvishka
Lot 623
INDIA, Kushan Empire. Huvishka, circa 152-192. 1/4 Dinar (Gold, 13mm, 1.96 g 12). Nimbate, diademed, and crowned half-length bust of Huvishka to left, holding mace-scepter in his right hand and filleted spear in his left. Rev. Miiro (Mithra) standing facing, head left, extending hand in benediction and holding hilt of sword; tamgha to left. MK 163. Some very minor doubling on the obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
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