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    KUSHANO-SASANIAN. Hormizd I Kushanshah (ca. AD 285-300). AV dinar (29mm, 7.85 gm, 11h). Kabul (?) mint. Hormizd standing left, wearing breastplate, laminated manicae (arm guards) and cuisses (leg guards), and lion-head crown with korymbos, sacrificing over altar to left, holding trident in left hand, ornamented trident standard and pellet to right of altar; pellet over swastika between legs, tthree annulets and tamgha in right field / Siva standing facing, holding diadem in right hand and trident in left; bull Nandi standing left behind. MK 707. Sunrise 1018. Deeply struck on a broad flan from dies of beautiful style, one of the loveliest of this type we have encountered. Choice About Uncirculated.

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    September, 2015
    17th-22nd Thursday-Tuesday
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