INDO-SCYTHIAN, Vonones with Spalahores Silver tetradrachm. SCARCE!

Ancient Coins - INDO-SCYTHIAN, Vonones with Spalahores Silver tetradrachm. SCARCE!
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Obverse King mounted on horse right, holding spear, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEωΣ BAΣIΛEΩN MEΓAΛOY / ONΩNOY
Reverse Zeus standing facing, holding sceptre and thunderbolt, monogram at right, Kharoshthi legend around: maharajabhrata dhramikasa / spalahorasa
Date c. 1st century BCE
Weight 9.93 gm.
Diameter 26 mm.
Die axis 12 o'clock
Reference MIG 681b, Sen 65.3T
Comments This coin names Vonones on the obverse and Spalahores on the reverse. It is highly unusual in that the Greek and Kharoshthi legends are not translations of one another. While the Greek legend proclaims King Vonones the Great, King of Kings, the Kharoshthi on the reverse says: "of Spalahores, the king''s brother, the just."
Precio SKU: 656.06
US$ 245.00
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  • CHF 217.66
  • CAD 311.49

Cotización al: 01/16/21

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