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Coin Type: Bronze drachm (second bilingual series) of Vima Kadphises, circa 100 to 127/8 AD;
Size and Weight: 18mm, 4.3g
Obverse: King standing facing, sacrificing at altar, left, with right hand; left hand on hip. Altar and trident on left; club and tamgha on right.
Reverse: Shiva the Destroyer standing facing, holding trident in raised right hand; left arm resting on the hump of his bull Nandi (Joyful) behind him facing right (Cribb series IIIa/C3); Nandipada symbol in left field.
Provenance: philanumis72 (eBay), July 2006
Ref: Mitchiner ACW 3050; Gobl Kushan 764
BW Ref: 001 023 000
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