Drachm of Kingdom of Northwest India with bust of Philoxenos

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 125–110 B.C.


Mint: Northwest India (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2246.

Dimensions

Overall: 15 x 15 mm. (square) Weight: 2.30 gm.

Accession Number

35.201

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Philoxenos to right, diademed.
Inscription in Greek around.
Reverse: King helmeted and diademed on horseback right, horse prancing.
Below at left Greek letter sigma; at right, monogram.
[Prakrit inscription-Maharajasa apadihatasa Philasinasa]

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)