KUSH-11 Click on image for enlargement.


Indian Coins, Kushan. Huvishka I , 150-190 AD, Gold Dinar 7.86 g. 20 mm. die-axis 12 o'clock.

Obverse: Bactrian legend around ÞAONANOÞAO OOΗÞKIKOÞANO The King of Kings, Huvishka the Kushan. Upper part of the king facing, head left, emerging from clouds, diadem and nimbate, wear conical helmet and coat of mail, flaming from both shoulders, hold a mace in right hand and spear over left shoulder.

Reverse: OANINΔA in Bactrian script, VANINDA. The winged victory goddess Vaninda standing facing, head left, holds wreath and trophy-stand, a royal symbol (tamgha) in right field, a border of dots.

          The coin is die-identical with the specimen in the collection of the British Museum, London, England. (783845001).

          There are several variations of this type, because of different dies.
A very rare genuine gold coin of the Kushan Imperial mints, solid gold coin not a filled metal electrotypes / reproductions.