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ID:     721089
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Ancient East
Region:     KUSHAN EMPIRE
Issuer:     Huvishka I
Date Ruled:     Circa AD 152-192
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Dinar
Weight:     7.82 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Kanishka right on elephant, holding trident in right hand and goad in left; flame at right shoulder
Reverse Description:     Siva, nimbate, standing facing, head left, pouring water from flask in extended lower right hand, holding vajra (thunderbolt) in raised upper right hand, holding trident in raised upper left hand, and holding a he-goat at hip in lower left hand; tamgha to left
Primary Reference:     MK 305A/308 (obv./rev.
Reference2:     same obv. die)
Reference3:     Triton VI (14-15 January 2003), lot 544 (same dies)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=84857
Grade:     VF
Notes:     Sale: CNG 72, Lot: 1089 Extremely rare; only the second specimen known.