Coin of Kanishka
Gandharan (modern Pakistan), ca. 130 AD
Diameter 9/16 in (1.4 cm)
The Great Kushan rulers minted these gold coins in the second and early third centuries. They follow a Roman weight standard, and the rulers present themselves in relation to a range of Near Eastern and South Asian deities, such as the Shiva on the reverse of Vasudeva’s coin.
Source: Metropolitan Museum of Art