Indo-Greek: Agathocleia and Strato I AE Indian-standard square quadruple (hemi-obol)

Ancient Coins - Indo-Greek: Agathocleia and Strato I AE Indian-standard square quadruple (hemi-obol)
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Obverse Helmeted bust of Athena right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛIΣΣHΣ / ΘEOTPOΠOY / AΓAΘOKΛEIAΣ
Reverse Herakles seated left, holding club on knee, monogram at left, Kharoshthi legend around: Maharajasa tra / tarasa dhra / mikasa Stratasa
Date c. 135-125 BCE
Weight 8.59 gm.
Dimensions 19 x 20 mm.
Die axis 12 o'clock
Reference MIG 307, Bop 3, SNG ANS 983-986
Comments Agathocleia must have been the mother of Strato I and probably served as regent in the early years of Strato's reign. They must have belonged to the house of Euthydemus I, as they revived his image of Herakles seated on a rock.
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