Indo-Greek: Apollodotus I AE Indian-standard square quadruple (hemi-obol)

Ancient Coins - Indo-Greek: Apollodotus I AE Indian-standard square quadruple (hemi-obol)
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Obverse Apollo standing facing, holding arrow in right hand and bow in left, monogram at left, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ / AΠOΛΛOΔOTOY / ΣΩTHPOΣ
Reverse Tripod with monogram at left, within square dotted border, Kharoshthi legend around: Maharajasa / Apaladatasa / tratarasa
Date c. 174-165 BCE
Weight 6.83 gm.
Dimensions 20 x 22 mm.
Die axis 12 o'clock
Reference MIG 209, Bop 6, SNG ANS 346-378
Comments An inexpensive specimen of a scarce coin! Ex-Malloy.

Note the very unusual treatment of the tripod, which appears to have a vessel positioned at its top.
Price SKU: 47.04
US$ 30.00
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  • CAD 36.50

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