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225, Lot: 234. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $625. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

HUNNIC TRIBES, Alchon Huns. Khingila. Circa AD 440-490. AR Drachm (28mm, 3.51 g, 3h). Gandhara mint. Crowned bust right; “sa-hi” in Brahmi to right / Fire altar, attendants flanking. Alram, Alchon 10 var. (lacking pellet, featuring more ornate earring and with wing-like ornament supporting bust); Göbl, Dokumente Em. 69 var. (same); Classical Numismatic Group 81, lot 756 var. (same). Good VF, lightly toned, hairline flan crack around 8 o’clock, flan split around 10 o’clock. Possibly a unique variety of an extremely rare type.