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Coin of Kushan King Vasudeva I (obverse)

c. 142/145+
Overall: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)
Anonymous Gift 1999.226.a
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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.
Coin of Kushan King Vasudeva I (obverse)

Coin of Kushan King Vasudeva I (obverse)

c. 142/145+

India, Mathura, Kushan period

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