INDIA, Kushan Empire. Huvishka, circa 151-190. Dinar (Gold, 20 mm, 8.12 g, 11 h), main mint in Baktria. ÞAONANOÞAO OOηÞKI KOÞANO ('King of Kings, Huvishka the Kushan' in Batrian) Helmeted, diademed and nimbate bust of Huvishka emerging from clouds or a mountain top to left, wearing jeweled kaftan with double-helix pattern on armlets, holding club in his right hand and scepter in his left. Rev. AΡΔΟΧÞΟ Ardoxsho standing right, holding cornucopiae with both hands; to right, tamgha. ANS Kushan 749. Göbl, type 286. A beautiful coin, struck example and with an exceptional portrait. Good extremely fine.
From a North German collection of Central Asian gold coins, formed from the 1960s to 1980s.