The Alchon Huns, also known as the Alchono, Alxon, Alkhon, Alkhan, Alakhana and Walxon, were a nomadic people who established states in Central Asia and South Asia during the 4th and 6th centuries CE. They were first mentioned as being located in Paropamisus, and later expanded south-east, into the …
An early Alchon coin based on a Sasanian design, with bust imitating Sasanian king Shapur II (r.309 to 379 CE), only adding the Tamgha symbol and "Alchono" in Bactrian script on the obverse. Dated 400-440 CE.
Portrait of King Khingila, founder of the Alchon Huns, on one of his coins, c. 430 – 490 CE.
A rare gold coin of Toramana in the style of the Guptas. The obverse legend reads: "The lord of the Earth, Toramana, having conquered the Earth, wins Heaven".