Pars Coins

Closes Monday, December 23, 2019 11:00 AM CST

Archive Lot Detail
Sale Number: 343  -  Triskeles - Auction 30
Lot Number: 463

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Lot 463.  India, Kushan empire. Kanishka I. Ca. A.D. 127/8-152. Æ didrachm (22 mm, 7.57 g). Crowned king standing left, holding spear and sacrificing at altar at left, with Greek legend around / Solar deity Helios standing left, one hand on hip and the other raised in blessing, with a radiate halo around his head and Greek legend HΛIOC right. Gobl 766; MAC 3065-69. Rare.

This early coin type with Greek solar deity Helios instead of the Bactrian solar deity Mithra was issued only in Kanishka's first year.

Estimate: US$ 50 

Lot is Closed
Closing PriceNot Available
Closing DateFriday, December 6, 2019
1:34:00 PM CST