Crude bust of king right / Lighted altar with a few steps, in Brahmi: Parama-bhagavata Sri Skandagupta Kramaditya. 11mm, 1.86 grams. Scarce this nice. Mitchiner ACW 4869-4872. SKU T781-33572
Skandagupta (ca. 455-467 CE) was a Gupta Emperor of northern India. He famously repulsed an invasion by the Indo-Hephthalites (known as Hunas in India), probably the Kidarites, and is generally considered the last of the great Gupta Emperors.