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Heliokles II
c. 110-100 BC

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.

Bronze Hemiobol of Heliokles II. Circa 110-100 BCE.
Obverse: Diademed bust facing right and legend in greek.
Reverse:  Elephant walking to left and legend in Kharosti script.
Weight: ~6.9 grams.
Reference:  Bopearachchi Série 7A, SNG ANS 1151, MIG 294c.


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