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Collection Online as of March 1, 2024

Coin

Coin

c. 106–149 CE
Diameter: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)

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.
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Source URL:

https://www.clevelandart.org/art/1999.227