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Home > Catalog > |Greek Coins| > |Hellenistic Monarchies| > |Indo-Greek Kingdoms| > BB65962
Eastern Indo-Greek Kingdom, Apollodotos I Soter, c. 174 - 165 B.C.
Apollodotos was an associate king of Eucratides and colleague of Menander. He ruled the provinces south of the Hindu Kush. Mitchiner lists these mint monograms for the drachm but not for the hemidrachm.
BB65962. Silver hemidrachm, Mitchiner IGIS, Vol. II, p. 117, Type 208 var. (monograms); Lahiri 3; cf. Mitchiner IGIS, Vol. II, p. 116, Type 207i (same monograms, drachm), gVF, dark toning, Jammu mint, weight 1.119g, maximum diameter 14.68mm, die axis 0o, c. 174 - 165 B.C.; obverse BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΠOΛΛO∆OTOY ΣΩTHPOΣ, elephant standing right, monogram below; reverse Kharosthi legend: maharajasa apaladatasa tratarasa (great king Apollodotos, savior), humped bull standing right, monogram below; SOLD










REFERENCES|

Bopearachchi, O. Indo-Greek, Indo-Scythian and Indo-Parthian Coins in the Smithsonian Institution. (Washington D.C., 1993).
Bopearachchi, O. Monnaies Grťco-Bactriennes et Indo-Grecques. (Paris, 1991).
Bopearachchi, O & A. ur Rahman. Pre-Kushana Coins in Pakistan. (Karachi, 1995).
Lahiri, A.N. Corpus of Indo-Greek Coins. (Calcutta, 1965).
Mitchiner, M. Indo-Greek and Indo-Scythian Coinage. (London, 1975-1976).
Mitchiner, M. Oriental Coins: the Ancient and Classical World. (London, 1978).
Sear, D. Greek Coins and Their Values, Volume 2, Asia and Africa. (London, 1979).
Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, Denmark, The Royal Collection of Coins and Medals, Danish National Museum, Volume 7: Cyprus to India. (New Jersey, 1982).
Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, The Collection of the American Numismatic Society, Part 9: Graeco-Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coins. (New York, 1998).

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