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Lot 1648    SESSION 7 (11.30AM WEDNESDAY 24TH MARCH)    World Gold Coins

Estimate $400
SOLD $550

INDIA, Taxila, late imitative of Kushan, as a Kidara issue of anonymous issue (400-450 A.D.), base gold stater, (8.01 g), obv. debased standing king facing with head to left, rev. crude representation of Goddess Ardoksho enthroned facing, (M.3696). Very fine and rare.

Ex Noble Numismatics Sale 113 (lot 4814).

This is a further development of the deteriation of the stylised type that continued for another 500 years in the coinage of Kashmir until the advent of Muslim rule.

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