INDIA, INDO-SCYTHIAN: Azes I AE hexachalkon: King mounted on camel/Bull. SCARCE!

Ancient Coins - INDIA, INDO-SCYTHIAN: Azes I AE hexachalkon: King mounted on camel/Bull. SCARCE!
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Obverse King mounted on Bactrian camel right, holding axe, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ BAΣIΛEΩN MEΓAΛOY / AZOY
Reverse Humped bull standing right, monogram at right, Kharoshthi legend around on three sides only: Maharajasa rajadirajasa mahatasa Ayasa
Date c. 1st century BCE
Weight 12.89 gm.
Dimensions 25 x 25 mm.
Die axis 12 o'clock
Reference MIG 761, Sen 81.10
Comments Senior suggests the animal on the reverse may be a yak, but the prominent hump seems to identify it as a bull. Scarce type with king mounted on a very well rendered camel. Appears to be overstruck, although I could not identify the undertype. A pleasing specimen, ex-R.C. Senior.
Precio SKU: 131.13
US$ 245.00
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Cotización al: 01/15/21

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