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Strato I
130-110 BCE

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.

Square copper coin of Strato I. 130-110 BCE.
Obverse: Bust of Herakles holding a club over shoulder with legend BASILEWS SWT-HROS DIKAIOU-ZTRATINOS.
Reverse: Nike walking holding a wreath and palm and legend in Kharosti script.
Weight: ~8.7 grams.
Reference:  Bopearachchi Série 30A; SNG ANS -; MIG 334.



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RK. October 20, 2002