Kingdom of Baktria, Lysias

500.00

1 in stock

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Description

Circa 120-110 BC. AR drachm (Indian standard), 2.42 gr., 17 mm.
Obv: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANIKHTOΥ ΛΥΣIOΥ; draped bust of Lysias wearing elephant’s skin headdress to the right.

Rev: Karoshti legend: maharajasa apadihatasa Lisiasa; nude Herakles standing facing, crowning himself, holding club, lion’s skin, and palm; to the left: monogram.

Ref: Bopearachchi Series 4C; SNG ANS 1032; MIG 262c.

Very fine.