Kanishka was the successor to Vima Kadphises.
He continued the policy of Vima by issuing gold coins of superb quality.
In addition, the versos of his coins honored gods of many nations and faiths. A few are shown here.

1. The Greek sun god; Helios
2. The moon goddess Mao
3. Orlagno, the god of victory
4. Shiva, the destroyer god
5. Mithra, the Pagan (early Roman) Sun god, BUT with Tamgha of Kanishka