Vima Kadphises (reverse)

Vima Kadphises (reverse)

mid 1st century-78 AD

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Gold

Diameter: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)

Anonymous Gift 1999.225.b

Description

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

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Type of artwork: 
Coins
Medium: 
Gold
Credit line: 
Anonymous Gift

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