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ID:     80000434
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Ancient East
Region:     KUSHAN EMPIRE
Issuer:     Huvishka I
Date Ruled:     Circa AD 152-192
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Dinar
Weight:     7.94 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     [ÞAONA]NOÞAO O OHÞKI [K]OÞAN[O], nimbate, diademed, and crowned half-length bust of Huvishka facing on clouds, head left, holding mace-scepter in right hand, filleted spear in left over shoulder; pellet on cheek
Reverse Description:     ΦAPPO, Pharro (Hermes-Mercury), nimbate and diademed, standing facing, head left, holding flaming phiale in extended right hand and left hand on hilt of sword; tamgha to left
Primary Reference:     MK 203 (O1/R7)
Reference2:     Donum Burns -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=132657
Grade:     Good VF, traces of encrustation
Notes:     Sale: Triton XII, Lot: 434 Extremely rare, the second example known and the first to appear at auction.