Indo-Greek, Bactria, Zoilos II, some time between 75 and 30 BC. Silver drachm.

Ancient Coins - Indo-Greek, Bactria, Zoilos II, some time between 75 and 30 BC. Silver drachm.
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Denomination : Silver Drachm.   Mint : Jammu.

Date : The exact dates of Zoilos II's reign are not known, and depending on which reference you use, you might see his reign listed as started anywhere from about 75 BC to 50 BC, and ending anywhere between 50 and 30 BC.

Size : 15.5 x 16.1 mm. Weight : 2.24 grams.

Reference : SNG ANS 1659 to 1660.   Mitchiner Ancient -2108

Grade : XF with good metal and a very good strike, with just the tops of a few letters off the flan.  Fully centered specimens with every letter totally on the flan have to be very rare and might not even exist (I have never seen one).

Obverse : Bust of Zoilos II right, with  BASILEWS SWTHROS around the top, and ZWILOU below.

Reverse : Athena Alkidemos advancing left brandshing a spear and shield, with a Kharosthi inscriptions that reads "Maharajasa tratarasa" around, and a mint  mark to the right. 

Price SKU: vcoin4890
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Rates for: 04/25/18

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