Indian - Early Coinages
EARLY COINAGE, includes Kushan Empire, Vima Kadphises, (c. A.D. 113-127), AE tetradrachm, (16.78 (illustrated), 15.77, 13.10 g), struck at the main mint in Begram, obv. Vima Kadphises standing facing, head left, sacrificing over altar; trident to left, tamgha and club to right, rev. Siva standing facing, holding trident; behind, the bull Nandi standing right; Buddhist triratana ("Three Jewels") to left, (Gobl 98, MK 762, M.3025ff, ANS Kushan 300-2); another Kanishka, (c.130-158), (15.28 g), (M.3209ff); Ancient India, cast coinage with hill symbol and elepant (M.4371); Ceylon (sri Lanka), AE kahavanu of the Singhalese Independence (1070-1214), also issues of the Rajaraja Chola (985-1014) (8); others (8). Mostly fine. (21)
Ex Dr V.J.A. Flynn Collection.
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EARLY COINAGE, includes Kushan Empire, Vima Kadphises, (c. A.D. 113-127), AE tetradrachm, (16.78 (illustrated), 15.77, ...