Item 34 out of 612
Lot # 34 - Gold Dinar Coin of Vasishka of Kushan Dynasty of Oesho type.
Gold Dinar Coin of Vasishka of Kushan Dynasty of Oesho type.
Gold Dinar Coin of Vasishka of Kushan Dynasty of Oesho type. Gold Dinar Coin of Vasishka of Kushan Dynasty of Oesho type.
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Kushan Dynasty, Vasishka (247-267 CE), Gold Dinar, “OESHO” (Shiva) type, Obv: the king, crowned and nimbate, standing facing the left, sacrificing over an altar, holding a standard in his left hand, while a ribboned trident surmounts the altar, the Brahmi initials “Ga" near his right foot, "Tha" between the legs and "Su" to the outer right, the Bactrian legend “(þAONANOþAO B ... A Zηþ) KO KOþANO” (King of Kings, Vasishka, the Kushan) around the field, Rev: the deity Oesho (Shiva) standing, nimbate, facing forward, holding a trident and diadem, a bull (Nandi) standing behind facing forward towards the left field, the Bactrian legend "OηþO" (OESHO) on the right field, a tamgha on the left, a dotted border around the field, 7.70g, 20.41mm, (Gobl # 621), reverse is partially double-struck, choice very fine, Very Rare.