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Coins of Indo-Greek Kingdom - Paropamisade

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Diomedes Soter (95-90 BC)

Silver tetradrachm</b>
Silver tetradrachm
9.46 g. 28 mm.
Diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ / ΔIOMHΔOY Basileos Soteros Diomedou ... (of King the savior)
Dioscuri riding horses prancing right, carrying spears and palms monogram below at right, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / diyametasa




Silver tetradrachm</b>
Silver tetradrachm
9.26 g. 27 mm.
Diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ / ΔIOMHΔOY Basileos Soteros Diomedou ... (of King the savior)
Dioscuri riding horses prancing right, carrying spears and palms monogram below at right, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / diyametasa




Silver drachm</b>
Silver drachm
2.28 g. 18 mm.
Diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ / ΔIOMHΔOY
Dioscuri riding horses prancing right, carrying spears and palms monogram below at right, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / diyametasa




Silver tetradrachm</b>
Silver tetradrachm
9.15 g. 26 mm.
Diademed and helmeted bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ / ΔIOMHΔOY
Dioscuri riding horses prancing right, carrying spears and palms monogram below at right, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / diyametasa




Silver drachm</b>
Silver drachm
2.42 g. 17 mm.
Diademed and helmeted bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ / ΔIOMHΔOY
Dioscuri riding horses prancing right, carrying spears and palms monogram below at right, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / diyametasa




Silver tetradrachm</b>
Silver tetradrachm
8.66 g. 27 mm.
Seen from behind, diademed and helmeted bust of king left, holding spear in right hand, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ / ΔIOMHΔOY
Dioscuri riding horses prancing right, carrying spears and palms monogram below at right, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / diyametasa




Silver tetradrachm</b>
Silver tetradrachm
9.36 g. 26 mm.
Seen from behind, diademed and helmeted bust of king left, holding spear in right hand, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ / ΔIOMHΔOY
Dioscuri riding horses prancing right, carrying spears and palms monogram below at right, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / diyametasa




Silver drachm</b>
Silver drachm
2.31 g. 18 mm.
Diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ / ΔIOMHΔOY
Dioscuri standing facing, holding spears, monogram below at right, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / diyametasa




Silver drachm</b>
Silver drachm
2.49 g. 16 mm.
Diademed and helmeted bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ / ΔIOMHΔOY
Dioscuri standing facing, holding spears, monogram at left, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / diyametasa




Silver drachm</b>
Silver drachm
1.89 g. 16.5 mm.
Diademed and helmeted bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ / ΔIOMHΔOY
Dioscuri standing facing, holding spears, monogram at right, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / diyametasa




Bronze Quadruple</b>
Bronze Quadruple
8.26 g. 20 x 18 mm.
Dioscuri standing facing, holding spears, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ / ΣΩTHPOΣ / ΔIOMHΔOY
Humped bull walking right, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa / tratarasa / diyametasa

 

 

Theophilus Dicaeus (90 BC)

Theophilus, Bronze Quadruple
 Bronze Quadruple
7.44 g. 19 x 20 mm.
Bust of Herakles right, with club on shoulder, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ / ΔIKAIOY / ΘEOΦIΛOY (Basileos Dikaiou Theophilou ... of King Theophilus, the just)
Cornucopia, monogram at left, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa / dhramiasa / theuphilasa




Theophilus, Bronze Quadruple
Bronze Quadruple
8.19 g. 22 x 21 mm.
Bust of Herakles right, wearing lion head-dress, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ / ΔIKAIOY / ΘEOΦIΛOY
Club, monogram at right, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa / dhramiasa / theuphilasa

 

 

Nicias (90-85)

Silver tetradrachm
Silver tetradrachm
9.76 g. n.a.
Bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ / NIKIOY (Basileos Soteros Nikiou ... of King the savior)
Armed deity standing left, holding palm and conferring blessing with his right hand Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / nikiasa




Silver drachm
Silver drachm
2.29 g. 17 mm.
Bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ / NIKIOY (Basileos Soteros Nikiou ... of King the savior)
Armed deity standing left, holding palm and conferring blessing with his right hand Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / nikiasa




Silver drachm
Silver drachm
2.35 g. 17 mm.
Bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ / NIKIOY (Basileos Soteros Nikiou ... of King the savior)
Armed deity standing left, holding palm and conferring blessing with his right hand Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / nikiasa




Silver tetradrachm
Silver tetradrachm
9.02 g. n.a.
Helmeted bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ / NIKIOY (Basileos Soteros Nikiou ... of King the savior)
Pallas Athena standing facing, holding shield in left hand and brandishing thunderbolt in right hand Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / nikiasa





Silver drachm
Silver drachm
2.20 g. n.a.
Helmeted bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ / NIKIOY (Basileos Soteros Nikiou ... of King the savior)
Armed deity standing left, holding palm and conferring blessing with his right hand Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / nikiasa




Silver drachm
Silver drachm
2.42 g. n.a.
Diademed, bare-headed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ / NIKIOY (Basileos Soteros Nikiou ... of King the savior)
King mounted on horse prancing right, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / nikiasa



Bronze Quadruple
Bronze Quadruple
8.94 g. 21 x 21 mm.
Bust of Poseidon right, with trident on shoulder, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ / ΣΩTHPOΣ / NIKIOY
Dolphin entwined around anchor, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa / tratarasa / nikiasa




Bronze Quadruple
Bronze Quadruple
7.08 g. 26 x 19 mm.
Diademed, bare-headed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ / ΣΩTHPOΣ / NIKIOY
King mounted on horse prancing right, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / nikiasa




Bronze Quadruple
Bronze Quadruple
6.46 g. 20 x 21 mm.
Diademed, bare-headed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ / ΣΩTHPOΣ / NIKIOY
King mounted on horse prancing right, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / nikiasa

 

 

Hermaeus (Hermaios) Soter (90-70 BC)

Hermaios and Calliope, Silver tetradrachm
Silver tetradrachm
6.86 g. 28 mm.
Jugate diademed busts of king and queen right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ EPMAIOY / KAI KAΛΛIOΠHΣ (Basileos Soteros Hermaiou kai Callioes ... of King and Saviour Hermaios and Calliope)
Helmeted King mounted on horse prancing right, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa heramayasa / kaliyapaya




Hermaios and Calliope, Silver drachm
Silver drachm
2.26 g. 16 mm.
Jugate diademed busts of king and queen right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ EPMAIOY / KAI KAΛΛIOΠHΣ (Basileos Soteros Hermaiou kai Callioes ... of King and Saviour Hermaios and Calliope)
Helmeted King mounted on horse prancing right, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa heramayasa / kaliyapaya




Silver tetradrachm
Silver tetradrachm
9.74 g. 25 mm.
Bare-headed, diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ EPMAIOY (Basileos Soteros Hermaiou ... of King the Saviour)
Zeus enthroned three-quarters left, holding sceptre in left hand and bestowing blessing with right hand, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / heramayasa




Silver drachm
Silver drachm
2.24 g. 17-19 mm.
Bare-headed, diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ EPMAIOY (Basileos Soteros Hermaiou ... of King the Saviour)
Zeus enthroned three-quarters left, holding sceptre in left hand and bestowing blessing with right hand, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / heramayasa




Silver drachm
Silver drachm
2.47 g. 19-17 mm.
Bare-headed, diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ EPMAIOY (Basileos Soteros Hermaiou ... of King the Saviour)
Zeus enthroned three-quarters left, holding sceptre in left hand and bestowing blessing with right hand, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / heramayasa




Silver tetradrachm
Silver tetradrachm
9.71 g. 27 mm.
Helmeted, diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ EPMAIOY (Basileos Soteros Hermaiou ... of King the Saviour)
Zeus enthroned three-quarters left, holding sceptre in left hand and bestowing blessing with right hand, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / heramayasa




Silver drachm
Silver drachm
2.48 g. 17 mm.
Helmeted, diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ EPMAIOY (Basileos Soteros Hermaiou ... of King the Saviour)
Zeus enthroned three-quarters left, holding sceptre in left hand and bestowing blessing with right hand, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / heramayasa




Silver drachm
Silver drachm
2.38 g. 17 mm.
Queen (Calliope?) mounted on horse prancing right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ EPMAIOY (Basileos Soteros Hermaiou ... of King the Saviour)
Zeus enthroned three-quarters left, holding sceptre in right hand and resting left arm on throne arm, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / heramayasa




Silver drachm
Silver drachm
1.82 g. 17 mm.
Queen ? mounted on horse prancing right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ EPMAIOY (Basileos Soteros Hermaiou ... of King the Saviour)
Zeus enthroned three-quarters left, holding sceptre in right hand and resting left arm on throne arm, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / heramayasa



 

Copper quadruple
Copper quadruple
7.76 g. 22 x 18 mm.
Bust of Zeus/Mithra right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ / ΣΩTHPOΣ / EPMAIOY (Basileos Soteros Hermaiou ... of King the Saviour)
Horse walking right, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa / tratarasa / heramayasa




Copper quadruple
Copper quadruple
8.94 g. 19 x 21 mm.
Radiate bust of Zeus/Mithra right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ / ΣΩTHPOΣ / EPMAIOY (Basileos Soteros Hermaiou ... of King the Saviour)
Horse walking right, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa / tratarasa / heramayasa




Posthumous issues (Imitations)



Hermaios imitation, Silver tetradrachm
Silver tetradrachm
8.75 g. 25 mm.
Bare-headed, diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ EPMAIOY (Basileos Soteros Hermaiou ... of King the Saviour)
Zeus enthroned three-quarters left, holding sceptre in left hand and bestowing blessing with right hand, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / heramayasa




Hermaios imitation, Silver tetradrachm
Silver tetradrachm
9.64 g. 25 mm.
Bare-headed, diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ EPMAIOY (Basileos Soteros Hermaiou ... of King the Saviour)
Zeus enthroned three-quarters left, holding sceptre in left hand and bestowing blessing with right hand, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / heramayasa




Hermaios imitation, Silver tetradrachm
Silver tetradrachm
9.51 g. 25 mm.
Bare-headed, diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ EPMAIOY (Basileos Soteros Hermaiou ... of King the Saviour)
Zeus enthroned three-quarters left, holding sceptre in left hand and bestowing blessing with right hand, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / heramayasa




Hermaios imitation, Silver drachm
Silver drachm
2.10 g. 16 mm.
Bare-headed, diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ EPMAIOY (Basileos Soteros Hermaiou ... of King the Saviour)
Zeus enthroned three-quarters left, holding sceptre in left hand and bestowing blessing with right hand, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / heramayasa




Hermaios imitation, Silver drachm
Silver drachm
1.98 g. 16 mm.
Bare-headed, diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ EPMAIOY (Basileos Soteros Hermaiou ... of King the Saviour)
Zeus enthroned three-quarters left, holding sceptre in left hand and bestowing blessing with right hand, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / heramayasa




Hermaios imitation, Silver tetradrachm
Silver tetradrachm
8.73 g. 27 mm.
Bare-headed, diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ EPMAIOY (Basileos Soteros Hermaiou ... of King the Saviour)
Zeus enthroned three-quarters left, holding sceptre in left hand and bestowing blessing with right hand, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / heramayasa




Hermaios imitation, Silver drachm
Silver drachm
2.29 g. 17 mm.
Bare-headed, diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ EPMAIOY (Basileos Soteros Hermaiou ... of King the Saviour)
Zeus enthroned three-quarters left, holding sceptre in left hand and bestowing blessing with right hand, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / heramayasa




Hermaios imitation, Billon drachm
Billon drachm
1.80 g. 16 mm.
Bare-headed, diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ EPMAIOY (Basileos Soteros Hermaiou ... of King the Saviour)
Zeus enthroned three-quarters left, holding sceptre in left hand and bestowing blessing with right hand, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / heramayasa




Hermaios imitation, Billon drachm
Billon drachm
2.17 g. 16 mm.
Bare-headed, diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ EPMAIOY (Basileos Soteros Hermaiou ... of King the Saviour)
Zeus enthroned three-quarters left, holding sceptre in left hand and bestowing blessing with right hand, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / heramayasa




Hermaios imitation, Billon tetradrachm
Billon tetradrachm
8.29 g. 25 mm.
Bare-headed, diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ EPMAIOY (Basileos Soteros Hermaiou ... of King the Saviour)
Zeus enthroned three-quarters left, holding sceptre in left hand and bestowing blessing with right hand, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / heramayasa




Hermaios imitation, Billon drachm
Billon drachm
2.08 g. 16 mm.
Bare-headed, diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ EPMAIOY (Basileos Soteros Hermaiou ... of King the Saviour)
Zeus enthroned three-quarters left, holding sceptre in left hand and bestowing blessing with right hand, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / heramayasa




Hermaios imitation, Billon tetradrachm
Billon tetradrachm
8.68 g. 23 mm.
Bare-headed, diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ EPMAIOY (Basileos Soteros Hermaiou ... of King the Saviour)
Zeus enthroned three-quarters left, holding sceptre in left hand and bestowing blessing with right hand, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / heramayasa




Hermaios imitation, Billon drachm
Billon drachm
2.10 g. 16 mm.
Bare-headed, diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ EPMAIOY (Basileos Soteros Hermaiou ... of King the Saviour)
Zeus enthroned three-quarters left, holding sceptre in left hand and bestowing blessing with right hand, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / heramayasa




Hermaios imitation, Copper tetradrachm
Copper tetradrachm
8.52 g. 23 mm.
Bare-headed, diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ EPMAIOY (Basileos Soteros Hermaiou ... of King the Saviour)
Zeus enthroned three-quarters left, holding sceptre in left hand and bestowing blessing with right hand, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / heramayasa