INDIA, Kushan Empire. Huvishka, circa 151-190. 1/4 Dinar (Gold, 13 mm, 1.96 g, 1 h), main mint in Baktria, circa 151-190. ÞAONANOÞAO OOηÞKI KOÞANO ('King of Kings, Huvishka the Kushan' in Batrian) Crowned and draped bust of Huvishka emerging from clouds or a mountain top to left with flames on his left shoulder, holding club in his right hand. Rev. MAO (in Bactrian) The moon deity Mao standing front, head to right; to right, tamgha. Göbl, type 146. Very rare and very sharply struck. Edge bump, otherwise, good extremely fine.
From a collection of coins from Central Asia.