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Apollodotos II
c. 80-65 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.

Silver dracham of ApollodotosII.  c. 80-65 BCE.
Obverse:  Standing Apollo to right, holding arrow with monogram to left and legend in greek.
Reverse: Tripod and legend in Kharosti script.
Weight: ~  16.6 grams. Diameter:  31 millimeters.
Reference:  Bopearachchi Série 6C ,  SNG ANS 1574ff,  MIG 432e.


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