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Lot of 10 Nice Indo-Greek and Local Imitative Bronze Coins
LT85097. Bronze Lot, 10 nice Indo-Greek and local imitative bronze coins, nice coins, 13 - 23mm, unattributed, no tags or flips, the actual coin in the photograph; , ; $350.00 (€311.50)
Indo-Greek Kingdom, Hippostratos, c. 65 - 55 B.C.
The quantity and quality of Hippostratos' coinage indicates a quite powerful . He seems to have initially fought successfully against the Indo-Scythian invaders led by Azes I. He was, however, ultimately defeated and became the last western Indo-Greek .SH56743. Silver
, 1624 var. (normal M), 7 var. ( control letter not listed), 445 var. (same), aVF, 9.340 g, maximum 28.3 mm, 0o, Hazara(?) mint, BAΣIΛEΩΣ MEΓAΛOY ΣΩTHPOΣ, IΠΠOΣTPATOY (M as eta), diademed and draped right; : Hipustratasa, Hippostratos on horseback right, wearing crested helmet and military garb; letters left and in , right; variant not in sources consulted, notes otherwise unpublished for the similar with a normal M; very ; SOLD
Baktrian Indo-Greek Kingdom, Antialkidas , c. 130 - 120 B.C.
, 7631, 315, 1066, aEF, 2.380 g, maximum 17.1 mm, BAΣIΛEΩΣ NIKHΦOPOY ANTIAΛKI∆OY, diademed and draped right; around, Zeus Nikator enthroned half left, in right hand, in left hand, forepart at feet, beneath throne; masterpiece portrait; SOLD
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