Buddha is depicted on the coins of
  • a)
    Wima Kadphises
  • b)
    Kanishka
  • c)
    Nahapana
  • d)
    Buddhagupta
Correct answer is option 'B'. Can you explain this answer?
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As Kanishka was a Buddhist..its more probable that there was the image of buddha on the coin.

Prem Kumar
Jul 31, 2021
The correct answer is Option B (Kanishka).

Nishu Deshwal
Aug 21, 2021
Kaniska -is the great emperor of kushanas in 2nd century CE.

Pal Maity
Jul 30, 2021
Kanishka patronized mahayana Buddhism. Earliest depiction of Buddha in idol form was started by this sector. as a contray to hinayana this sector also gave special emphasis on human form in idolism. thus Buddha was depicted on coin by kanishka

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