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Coin of Kushan King Vasudeva I

Coin of Kushan King Vasudeva I

c. AD 142/145–174/177

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Overall: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)

Anonymous Gift 1999.226


This gold coin represents the reign of the Kushana ruler, Vasudeva I. 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.

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