|Dynasty / Name of State||:||Kushan|
|Ruler / Authority||:||Kanishka I|
|Weight (gm)||:||15.63 g|
|Size (mm)||:||26 mm|
|Types/Series||:||Shakyamuni Buddha Type. Late Phase.|
|Minting Technique||:||Die Struck|
The Kushana period between the first and third centuries was a time that witnessed immense cultural, economic, political and geographical growth. It was an era marked with extensive wealth and growth of arts. Their rise to power marks an important period in the history of central Asia. They enjoyed close ties with countries such as China and Greece. Trade between various countries also brought forth a lot of changes in their lives. Religious changes included the expansion of the Buddhist...Read more
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