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Kushan king Vima Kadphises.

Double stater of Vima Kadphises.
Obv: King wearing a crested helmet, with a long and heavy coat and holding a club. Flames issuing from shoulders. Seated on a low couch. Greek legend: BASILEUS OOIMO KADPHISIS "King Vima Kadphises".
Rev: Shiva, radiate, wearing a necklace, with a long trident in right hand, in front of a bull. Kharoshthi legend MAHARAJASA RAJADIRAJASA SARVALOGA ISVARASA MAHISVARASA VIMA KATHPHISASA TRADARA "The Great king, the king of kings, lord of the World, the Mahisvara (a name of Shiva), Vima Kathphisa, the defender".

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From "Indo-Greek Coins", R.B. Whitehead (d. 1967), 1914 edition. Public Domain.

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