Bactria, Philoxenos


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Pushkalavati, 100–95 BC. AR drachm, 2.38 gr.

Obv:ΒΑΣΙΛΕΟΣ ΑΝΙΚΗΤΟΥ ΦΙΛΟΞΕΝΟΥ; cuirrassed bust of Philoxenos to the right.

Rev:Karoshti legend: MAHARAJASA APADIHATASA PHILASINASA; horseman in gallop to the right; below: Σ and monogram.

Ref:Bopearacchipl.44,series 6,16. From a Dutch collection, acquired from Tradart in the 1990’s.

Virtually as struck and almost FDC.