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Soter Megas
Bronze coin of the Kushan king Vima Takto, alias "Soter Megas" (c. 80-90 AD), king of Bactria (Afghanistan)
Obv: Bust of the king wearing royal headband and radiate, holding sceptre ; three-pronged tamgha behind.
Rev: Mounted king with royal headband, holding a sceptre. Three-pronged tamgha ; corrupted Greek legend ΒΑCΙΛΕΥ(C) ΒΑCΙΛΕΥΩΝ CΩΤΗΡ ΜΕΓΑ(C) : "The King of Kings, Great Saviour".
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Album name:Ginolerhino / Hellenistic Orient
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