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ID:     80000417
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Ancient East
Region:     KUSHAN EMPIRE
Issuer:     Soter Megas/Vima Takto
Date Ruled:     Circa AD 80-100
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Vima Takto
Obverse Description:     Helmeted and draped bust left, holding spear in raised right hand; to left, “Vi” in Kharosthi; to right, tamgha; all within bead-and-reel border
Reverse Description:     BACIΛ?V BACIΛ?ΩN CΩTHP M?ΓAC OO, crowned and diademed king right on horseback, raising right hand in gesture of benediction and holding reins with left; tamgha to right
Primary Reference:     Senior B16.1 var.
Reference2:     MK pl. 176/19-1 var.
Reference3:     Donum Burns 57 var.
Reference4:     Göbl, Antike 2331 var. (all varieties without the OO in obv. legend)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=132640
Grade:     Good VF, black-green patina with dusty olive overtones
Notes:     Sale: Triton XII, Lot: 417 Rare variety and of finer style than the published specimens.