Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara
Diam. 9/16 in. (1.4 cm)
Bequest of Joseph Durkee, 1898 (99.35.3024)
The Great Kushan rulers minted these gold coins following a Roman weight standard. The rulers present themselves in relation to a range of Near Eastern and South Asian deities, such as Shiva as seen on the reverse of this coin.