Ancient Greek, India, Indo-Greek Kingdoms, Antimachos II (c.174-165 BCE), Silver Drachm,(C)

GK-BACTRIA-ANTIMACHOS-SL
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Ancient Greek, India, Indo-Greek Kingdoms, Antimachos II (c.174-165 BCE), Silver Drachm,(C)

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  • Order Code: GK-BACTRIA-ANTIMACHOS-SL
  • Size: 18
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  • Metal: Silver
  • Obverse: Nike walking left, holding palm and wreath, Greek legend around
  • Reverse: King on horseback right, Karosthi legend around
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Antimachos II was likely the son of Antimachos I and ruled a large territory from the Hindu-Kush to the Punjab. His coinage is peculiar in that there are no portrait issues, perhaps because, this was, as yet not the custom in India.