Creator

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Period

Hellenistic

Ruler

Spalahores with Spalagadames (c. 85-60 AD

Province or Region

Indo-Scythia

Metal

Bronze

Denomination

Square

Weight

Hemibol

Obverse Description

King on horseback, r. CΠAΛYPIOC ∆IKAIOY A∆EΛΦOY TOY BACIΛEΩC

Reverse Description

Heracles sits left on a rock. Inscription in Karothshi ("of the son of Spalahores, Spalagadames the Just"). TA in circle.

Comments

The vestiges of Hellenism in what is no w Afganistan and Pakistan. Note Greek inscription and themes.

Publisher

Pepperdine University Libraries

Digital Collection

The John Wilson Coin Collection - Ancient Coins of the Holy Land

Credit Line

The John Wilson Coin Collection - Ancient Coins of the Holy Land [digital resource], Pepperdine University Special Collections and University Archives

Document Type

Article

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