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Demetrios II

Chronology of the Indo-Bactrian rulers is based largely on numismatic evidence. Bactrian coins were imitations of Greek issues, but they gradually acquired a style of their own. Legend of Indo-Bactrian coins were inscribed in Greek, Brahmi, and Kharosti scripts.

Silver Tetradrachm of Demetrios II.
Obverse: Draped bust of the King.
Reverse: Athena standing and holding spear in right hand, resting left on  shield;
Legend: BASILEWS on the right,  DHMHTRIOS on the left.
Weight: ~16.52 grams.
Reference:  Bopearachchi Série 1G, MIG 101g.


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RK. October 20, 2002.