LOCAL ISSUES, Silk Road Region.
|Sale: CNG 81, Lot: 762. Estimate $300.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 20 May 2009.
Sold For $660. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
8th century AD. AV Bracteate (0.40 g). Imitating an AR Drachm of Sahi Tigin. Crowned bust right / Incuse of obverse. Cf. Göbl, Dokumente
Em. 242 (for prototype); cf. CNG 69, 2237 (for similar example); cf. V. Raspopova, "Gold Coins and bracteates from Pendjikent," in Coins, Art, and Chronology
, pp. 453-460. Good VF.