KUSHANO-SASANIANS. period of Ardashir /II) - Peroz I, Circa 255-310. Dinar (Gold, 22.5 mm, 7.97 g, 12 h), imitating the Kushan king Vasudeva I, uncertain Baktrian mint. 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; above to left, tamgha. Donum Burns 461-9. MK 645. Cf. SNG ANS 1689. Scratches on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF