KUSH-21 Click on image for enlargement.


Indian Coins, Kushan. Kanishka II , 230-240 AD, Gold Dinar 8.07 g. 21 mm. die-axis 12 o'clock.

Obverse: Bactrian legend around ÞAONANOÞAO KANΗÞKO KOÞANO The King of Kings, Kanishka the Kushan. The king standing facing, head left, at altar, wearing coat and pointed cap, a sword at his waist; long scepter adorned with ribans in his left hand; trident with ribands over altar. Brahmi legend BHA at right.

Reverse: APΔOXÞO, in Bactrian script, ARDOXSHO. Throned goddess of plenty Ashi Vanghuhi facing, holding diadem and carnucopiae, a royal symbol (tamgha) in left field, struck on wide flan, a border of dots.

          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.