INDO-GREEK: Apollodotus II AR drachm. RARE variety with short legend, CHOICE!

Ancient Coins - INDO-GREEK: Apollodotus II AR drachm. RARE variety with short legend, CHOICE!
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Obverse Diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ // AΠOΛΛOΔOTOY
Reverse Athena Alkidemos standing left, seen from behind, holding shield on outstretched left arm, and hurling thunderbolt with right hand, monogram at left, Kharoshthi legend around: Maharajasa tratarasa // Apaladatasa
Date c. 80-65 BCE
Weight 2.12 gm.
Diameter 17 mm.
Die axis 12 o'clock
Reference MIG 425i, Bop 1C, SNG ANS 1524-27
Comments A pleasing specimen of the RARE variety in which the legend is the short BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ AΠOΛΛOΔOTOY rather than the more common BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ KAI ΦIΛOΠATOPOΣ AΠOΛΛOΔOTOY
Price SKU: 656.67
US$ 495.00
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  • CAD 612.46

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