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    INDIA. Kushan Empire. Kanishka I (ca. AD 127-147). AV dinar (20mm, 12h). ANACS MS 62. Main Bactrian mint. ?AONANO?AO KA-Nh?KI KO?ANO, Kanishka standing facing, head left, wearing peaked Iranian cap with curved-pronged ornament on top, flames on shoulder, sacrificing over altar to left, and holding goad in right hand and scepter in left / MAO, Mao (lunar deity), lunar "horns" at shoulders, standing facing, head left, extending right hand in benediction and holding globe-tipped scepter in left arm; tamgha to left, dotted border. ANS Kushan 379. MK 58 (unlisted dies). An exceptional piece with a fine, naturalistic depiction of the moon god Mao.

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