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ID:     80000438
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Ancient East
Region:     KUSHAN EMPIRE
Issuer:     Huvishka I
Date Ruled:     Circa AD 152-192
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Quarter Dinar
Weight:     1.97 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     [ÞAO]NA[NOÞA]-O OOH[ÞK], nimbate, crowned, and diademed bust left on clouds, holding mace sceptre in raised right hand and filleted spear over left shoulder
Reverse Description:     MAΟ, Mao, diademed, lunar "horns" at shoulders, standing facing, head left, right hand extended in benedictional gesture and holding scepter in left; tamgha to left
Primary Reference:     MK 278 (O1/R1)
Reference2:     cf. Donum Burns 259 (same rev. die)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=132661
Grade:     Good VF, minor traces of encrustation
Notes:     Sale: Triton XII, Lot: 438 Extremely rare, the third example of this reverse type known, and the only one not in a public collection.