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Epander (95-90 BC)

Silver drachm
Silver drachm
2.38 g. 16 mm.
Diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ NIKHΦOPOY / EΠANΔPOY (Basileos Nikephorou Epandrou ... of King the bearer of victory)
Seen from behind, Athena Alkidemos standing left, holding shield on outstretched left arm, hurling thunderbolt with right hand, monogram at right, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa jayadharasa / epadrasa




Bronze Quadruple
Bronze Quadruple
11.21 g. 21 x 24 mm.
Winged Nike standing right, holding wreath and palm, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ / NIKHΦOPOY / EΠANΔPOY
Humped bull standing right, monogram at right, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa / jayadharasa / epadrasa

 

 

Artemidoros Aniketos (85-80 BC)

Silver tetradrachm
Silver tetradrachm
9.45 g. 27 mm.
Bare-headed, diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANIKHTOY / APTEMIΔOPOY (Basileos Anikitou Artemidorou ... of King the Unconquered)
Artemis standing left, seen from behind, holding a drawn bow with a quiver on her back Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa apadihatasa / artemitorasa



Silver drachm
Silver drachm
2.38 g. 18 mm.
Bare-headed, diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANIKHTOY / APTEMIΔOPOY (Basileos Anikitou Artemidorou ... of King the Unconquered)
Artemis standing left, seen from behind, holding a drawn bow with a quiver on her back Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa apadihatasa / artemitorasa




Silver drachm
Silver drachm
2.39 g. 16 mm.
Bare-headed, diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANIKHTOY / APTEMIΔOPOY (Basileos Anikitou Artemidorou ... of King the Unconquered)
Artemis standing left, seen from behind, holding a drawn bow with a quiver on her back Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa apadihatasa / artemitorasa




Silver tetradrachm
Silver tetradrachm
9.31 g. 27 mm.
Helmeted, diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANIKHTOY / APTEMIΔOPOY (Basileos Anikitou Artemidorou ... of King the Unconquered)
Artemis standing left, seen from behind, holding a drawn bow with a quiver on her back Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa apadihatasa / artemitorasa




Silver drachm
Silver drachm
2.35 g. 16 mm.
Helmeted, diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANIKHTOY / APTEMIΔOPOY (Basileos Anikitou Artemidorou ... of King the Unconquered)
Artemis standing left, seen from behind, holding a drawn bow with a quiver on her back Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa apadihatasa / artemitorasa




Silver tetradrachm
Silver tetradrachm
9.59 g. 27 mm.
Bare-headed, diademed bust of king left, seen from behind, holding thrusting spear in right hand, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANIKHTOY / APTEMIΔOPOY (Basileos Anikitou Artemidorou ... of King the Unconquered)
Artemis standing left, seen from behind, holding a drawn bow with a quiver on her back Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa apadihatasa / artemitorasa





Silver drachm
Silver drachm
1.90 g. 17 mm.
Bare-headed, diademed bust of king left, seen from behind, holding thrusting spear in right hand, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANIKHTOY / APTEMIΔOPOY (Basileos Anikitou Artemidorou ... of King the Unconquered)
Artemis standing left, seen from behind, holding a drawn bow with a quiver on her back Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa apadihatasa / artemitorasa





Silver tetradrachm
Silver tetradrachm
9.82 g. 28 mm.
Bare-headed, diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANIKHTOY / APTEMIΔOPOY (Basileos Anikitou Artemidorou ... of King the Unconquered)
Wiinged Nike standing right, holding ribboned palm over her left shoulder, and offering ribboned wreath in outstretched right hand, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa apadihatasa / artemitorasa




Silver drachm
Silver drachm
2.37 g. 16 mm.
Bare-headed, diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANIKHTOY / APTEMIΔOPOY (Basileos Anikitou Artemidorou ... of King the Unconquered)
Wiinged Nike standing right, holding ribboned palm over her left shoulder, and offering ribboned wreath in outstretched right hand, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa apadihatasa / artemitorasa




Silver drachm
Silver drachm
2.17 g. 15 mm.
Bare-headed, diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANIKHTOY / APTEMIΔOPOY (Basileos Anikitou Artemidorou ... of King the Unconquered)
Wiinged Nike standing right, holding ribboned palm over her left shoulder, and offering ribboned wreath in outstretched right hand, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa apadihatasa / artemitorasa





Silver tetradrachm
Silver tetradrachm
9.61 g. 26 mm.
Helmeted, diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANIKHTOY / APTEMIΔOPOY (Basileos Anikitou Artemidorou ... of King the Unconquered)
Wiinged Nike standing right, holding ribboned palm over her left shoulder, and offering ribboned wreath in outstretched right hand, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa apadihatasa / artemitorasa




Bronze hemi-obol or quadruple
Bronze hemi-obol or quadruple
7.12 g. 22 mm.
Artemis standing facing, reaching for an arrow, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ / ANIKHTOY / APTEMIΔOPOY (Basileos Anikitou Artemidorou ... of King the Unconquered)
Humped bull standing right, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa / apadihatasa / artemitorasa




Bronze hemi-obol or quadruple
Bronze hemi-obol or quadruple
8.66 g. 20 mm.
Artemis standing facing, reaching for an arrow, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ / ANIKHTOY / APTEMIΔOPOY (Basileos Anikitou Artemidorou ... of King the Unconquered)
Humped bull standing right, Kharoshthi legend around: rajatirajasa / moasaputrasa cha / artemitorasa





Copper chalkous or unit
Copper chalkous or unit
1.39 g. 13 mm.
Artemis standing facing, reaching for an arrow, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ / ANIKHTOY / APTEMIΔOPOY (Basileos Anikitou Artemidorou ... of King the Unconquered)
Palms and caps of the Dioscuri, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa / apadihatasa / artemitorasa




Copper chalkous or unit
Copper chalkous or unit
1.47 g. 15 x 16 mm.
Artemis standing facing, reaching for an arrow, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ / ANIKHTOY / APTEMIΔOPOY (Basileos Anikitou Artemidorou ... of King the Unconquered)
Lion standing left, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa / apadihatasa / artemitorasa

 

 

Apollodotus II (80-65 BC)

Also ruled in Eastern Punjab

Silver drachm
Silver drachm
2.24 g. 17 mm.

Bare-headed, diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ / AΠOΛΛOΔOTOY (Basileos Soteros Apollodotou ... of King Apollodotus, the saviour)
Seen from behind, Athena Alkidemos standing left, holding aegis on outstretched left arm, hurling thunderbolt with right hand, monogram at right, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / apaladatasa





Silver drachm
Silver drachm
2.24 g. 17 mm.

Bare-headed, diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ / AΠOΛΛOΔOTOY (Basileos Soteros Apollodotou ... of King Apollodotus, the saviour)
Seen from behind, Athena Alkidemos standing left, holding aegis on outstretched left arm, hurling thunderbolt with right hand, monogram at right, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / apaladatasa





Silver tetradrachm
Silver tetradrachm
9.77 g. 26 mm.

Bare-headed, diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ MEΓAΛOY ΣΩTHPOΣ KAI ΦIΛOΠATOPOΣ / AΠOΛΛOΔOTOY (Basileos Megalou Soteros kai Philopatoros Apollodotou ... of King Apollodotus, the great, the saviour and the father-lover)
Seen from behind, Athena Alkidemos standing left, holding aegis on outstretched left arm, hurling thunderbolt with right hand, monogram at left, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / apaladatasa




Silver drachm
Silver drachm
2.06 g. 17 mm.

Bare-headed, diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ KAI ΦIΛOΠATOPOΣ / AΠOΛΛOΔOTOY (Basileos Soteros kai Philopatoros Apollodotou ... of King Apollodotus, the saviour and the father-lover)
Seen from behind, Athena Alkidemos standing left, holding aegis on outstretched left arm, hurling thunderbolt with right hand, monogram at left, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / apaladatasa




Copper obol or octuple unit
Copper obol or octuple unit
15.89 g. 29 mm.

Apollo standing three-quarters right, holding bow, monogram at left, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ / AΠOΛΛOΔOTOY (Basileos Soteros Apollodotou ... of King Apollodotus, the saviour)
Tripod, flanked by Kharoshthi letters, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / apaladatasa




Copper obol or octuple unit
Copper obol or octuple unit
16.30 g. 25 mm.

Apollo standing three-quarters right, holding bow, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ / ΣΩTHPOΣ / AΠOΛΛOΔOTOY (Basileos Soteros Apollodotou ... of King Apollodotus, the saviour)
Tripod, flanked by Kharoshthi letters, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa / tratarasa / apaladatasa




Copper di-chalkon or double unit
Copper di-chalkon or double unit
4.02 g. 17 mm.

Apollo standing three-quarters right, holding bow, within square frame
Tripod, flanked by Kharoshthi letters, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa / tratarasa / apaladatasa




Copper di-chalkon or double unit
Copper di-chalkon or double unit
4.00 g. 17 mm.

Apollo standing three-quarters right, holding bow, within circular dotted border
Diadem, flanked by Kharoshthi letters, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa / tratarasa / apaladatasa




Copper di-chalkon or double unit
Copper di-chalkon or double unit
3.79 g. n. a.
Apollo standing three-quarters right, holding bow, within circular dotted border
Diadem, flanked by Kharoshthi letters, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa / tratarasa / apaladatasa




Copper di-chalkon or double unit
Copper di-chalkon or double unit
3.96 g. 16 x 17 mm.

Apollo standing three-quarters right, holding bow, within rectangular border
Diadem, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa / tratarasa / apaladatasa




Copper hemi-obol or quadruple unit
Copper hemi-obol or quadruple unit
10.14 g. 25 mm.

Apollo standing three-quarters right, holding bow and arrow, quiver on back, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ / ΣΩTHPOΣ / AΠOΛΛOΔOTOY
Tripod, flanked by monograms, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa / tratarasa / apaladatasa



Copper hemi-obol or quaduple unit
Copper hemi-obol or quaduple unit
8.20 g. 18 x 21 mm.

Apollo standing three-quarters right, holding bow and arrow, quiver on back, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ / ΣΩTHPOΣ / AΠOΛΛOΔOTOY
Tripod, monogram at right, all within dotted border, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa / tratarasa / apaladatasa




Copper obol or octuple unit
Copper obol or octuple unit
17.26 g. 23 mm.

Apollo standing three-quarters right, holding bow and arrow, quiver on back, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ / ΣΩTHPOΣ / AΠOΛΛOΔOTOY
Tripod, flanked by monograms, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa / tratarasa / apaladatasa



Copper hemi-obol or quadruple unit
Copper hemi-obol or quadruple unit
9.73 g. 20 x 21 mm.

Apollo standing three-quarters right, within rectangular border, holding bow and arrow, quiver on back, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ / KAI ΦIΛOΠATOPOΣ / AΠOΛΛOΔOTOY
Tripod, within rectangular border, monogram at right, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa / tratarasa / apaladatasa




Copper di-chalkon or double unit
Copper di-chalkon or double unit
4.72 g. 18 x 19 mm.

Apollo standing three-quarters right, holding bow and arrow, quiver on back, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩ / THPOΣ KAI / ΦIΛOΠATOPOΣ / AΠOΛΛOΔOTOY
Tripod, monogram at right, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa / tratarasa / apaladatasa




Copper chalkous or single unit
Copper chalkous or single unit
2.31 g. 15 x 14 mm.

Humped bull standing right, within rectangular border
Tripod, within rectangular border




Copper chalkous or single unit
Copper chalkous or single unit
1.59 g. 14 x 16 mm.

Humped bull standing right, within rectangular border
Tripod, within rectangular border




Copper hemi-chalkous or half unit
Copper hemi-chalkous or half unit
1.16 g. 15 x 14 mm.

Humped bull standing right, within rectangular border
Bow and arrow, within rectangular border

 

Hippostratus (65-55 BC)

Silver tetradrachm
Silver tetradrachm
9.40 g. 29 mm.

Bare-headed, diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ / IΠΠOΣTPATOY (Basileos Soteros Hippostratou ... of King the saviour)
Tyche standing left, holding cornucopia and conferring blessing with right hand, monogram at left and Kharoshthi letter a at right, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / hipustratasa




Silver drachm
Silver drachm
2.34 g. 19 mm.

Bare-headed, diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ / IΠΠOΣTPATOY (Basileos Soteros Hippostratou ... of King the saviour)
Tyche standing left, holding cornucopia and conferring blessing with right hand, monogram at left and Kharoshthi letter a at right, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / hipustratasa




Silver tetradrachm
Silver tetradrachm
9.04 g. 29 mm.

Bare-headed, diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ / IΠΠOΣTPATOY (Basileos Soteros Hippostratou ... of King the saviour)
King mounted on prancing horse right, monogram below, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa jayamtasa / hipustratasa



Silver tetradrachm
Silver tetradrachm
9.19 g. 32 mm.

Bare-headed, diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ MEΓAΛOY ΣΩTHPOΣ / IΠΠOΣTPATOY (Basileos Megalou Soteros Hippostratou ... of King the great, the saviour)
King mounted on prancing horse right, monogram below, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa mahatasa jayamtasa / hipustratasa




Silver tetradrachm
Silver tetradrachm
9.83 g. 30 mm.

Bare-headed, diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ / IΠΠOΣTPATOY (Basileos Soteros Hippostratou ... of King the saviour)
King mounted on prancing horse right, monogram below, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa mahatasa jayamtasa / hipustratasa




Silver tetradrachm
Silver tetradrachm
9.13 g. 29 mm.

Bare-headed, diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ MEΓAΛOY ΣΩTHPOΣ / IΠΠOΣTPATOY (Basileos Megalou Soteros Hippostratou ... of King the great, the saviour)
King mounted on horse walking right, monogram at right, Kharoshthi letters left and below, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa mahatasa jayamtasa / hipustratasa




Copper obol or octuple
Copper obol or octuple
15.86 g. 27 mm.

Apollo standing right, holding arrow, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ / IΠΠOΣTPATOY (Basileos Soteros Hippostratou ... of King the saviour)
Tripod, monograms on either side, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / hipustratasa




Copper obol or octuple
Copper obol or octuple
16.34 g. 27 mm.

Apollo standing right, holding arrow, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ / IΠΠOΣTPATOY (Basileos Soteros Hippostratou ... of King the saviour)
Tripod, monograms on either side, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / hipustratasa




Copper hemi-obol or quaduple unit
Copper hemi-obol or quaduple unit
8.49 g. 24 x 22 mm.

Apollo standing right, holding arrow, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ / ΣΩTHPOΣ / IΠΠOΣTPATOY (Basileos Soteros Hippostratou ... of King the saviour)
Tripod, monograms on either side, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa / tratarasa / hipustratasa




Copper 6-chalkoi or sextuple unit
Copper 6-chalkoi or sextuple unit
11.71 g. 26 x 26 mm.

Zeus-Mithra enthroned three-quarters left, holding sceptre in left arm, and bestowing wreath with out-stretched right hand, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ / ΣΩTHPOΣ / IΠΠOΣTPATOY (Basileos Soteros Hippostratou ... of King the saviour)
Horse standing left, monogram at left, all within dotted border, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa trata / rasa jayamtasa / hipustratasa




Copper tri-chalkon or triple unit
Copper tri-chalkon or triple unit
6.15 g. 21 x 21 mm.

Zeus-Mithra enthroned three-quarters left, holding sceptre in left arm, and bestowing wreath with out-stretched right hand, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ / ΣΩTHPOΣ / IΠΠOΣTPATOY (Basileos Soteros Hippostratou ... of King the saviour)
Horse standing left, monogram at left, all within dotted border, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa trata / rasa jayamtasa / hipustratasa




Copper obol or octuple unit
Copper obol or octuple unit
18.03 g. 23 x 27 mm.

Anguiped facing, holding dolphin and rudder, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ / ΣΩTHPOΣ / IΠΠOΣTPATOY (Basileos Soteros Hippostratou ... of King the saviour)
City goddess standing left, holding palm and conferring blessing, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa / tratarasa / hipustratasa




Copper obol or octuple unit
Copper obol or octuple unit
15.19 g. 28 x 28 mm.

Anguiped facing, holding dolphin and rudder, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ / ΣΩTHPOΣ / IΠΠOΣTPATOY (Basileos Soteros Hippostratou ... of King the saviour)
City goddess standing left, holding palm and conferring blessing, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa / tratarasa / hipustratasa




imitation Copper tri-chalkon
imitation Copper tri-chalkon
6.07 g. 24 mm.

Bare-headed, diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ / IΠΠOΣTPATOY
King mounted on prancing horse right, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratasa / apustrasatarasa (sic!)