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    - ID: 366

    Submitter: IBSCCs Admin

    Added: 1998-04-14

    BACTRIA.
    Zoilos I, 150-145 B.C.

    AR-Drachm.
    Av. Draped and diademed bust to r. Greek legend.
    Rv.: Herakles standing facing, holding crown, club and lion-skin, to l., monogram. Karoshthi legend.
    2,40 g. 16 mm.

    Ref.: cf. Mitchiner 256a. Bopearachchi pl. 34,5.

    BoC: 21/2, 1996/7, p. 33.

    FAKE – Very good cast. The piece surely belong to the large group of counterfeit Bactrian coins which was published by H. de S. Shortt, “Utmanzai Coins”, Num.Chron.1963, pp.11 sq.