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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1982.100.99
People
Kanishka I, Kushan (r. c. 127/8 - 152 CE)
Title
Coin of Kanishka I
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
130-158
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, India (Ancient Asia)
Period
Kushan period, c.100 BCE-250 CE
Culture
Indo-Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/169763
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
16.64 g
Die Axis
12
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Mitchiner ACW 3078; BMC 46
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of H. Bartlett Wells, Class of 1929
Accession Year
1982
Object Number
1982.100.99
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Kind standing facing beside an altar, holding a trident.
Rev.: Sun-god Mithra standing l.

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