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Drachm of Kingdom of Northwest India with bust of Zoilos I

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Obverse: Diademed, cuirassed bust of Zoilos I to right. Inscription in Greek around and below. Reverse: Herakles stands front, crowned with ivy, holding wreath in right hand, club and lion's skin in left. Monogram at left. Inscription in Prakrit around and below, written in Kharoshthi...

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By 1970: with Münzen und Medaillen AG, Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; gift of Münzen und Medaillen AG to MFA, May 13, 1970

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Gift of Munzen und Medaillen, A. G.

Greek, Hellenistic Period, about 130–120 B.C.


Northwest India (Kingdom)


Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 2.46 gm. Die Axis: 12

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The Ancient World


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