KUSH-21 Click on image for enlargement.

Indian Coins, Kushan. Kanishka II , 230-240 AD, Gold Dinar (8.07 grams; 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. Surrounded by a border of dots.

          They are many variations in design, this rare type is genuine gold coin of the Imperial mints, solid gold not a filled metal electrotypes / reproductions.