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Coin: Havishka (reverse)

Coin: Havishka (reverse)

c. 106-149 AD

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Gold

Diameter: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)

Anonymous Gift 1999.227.b

Description

This gold coin represents the reign of the Kushana ruler, Havishka. The coin bears a portrait of the ruler on the obverse and various deities on the reverse. It is identified by inscriptions in Kharosthi, the language used in northwestern India during the Kushan period.

See also
Collection: 
Indian Art - Kushan
Type of artwork: 
Coins
Medium: 
Gold
Credit line: 
Anonymous Gift

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