Drachm of Kingdom of Northwest India with bust of Zoilos I
about 130–120 B.C.
Mint: Northwest India (Kingdom)
Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 2.46 gm. Die Axis: 12
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Not On View
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 letters.
By 1970: with Münzen und Medaillen AG, Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; gift of Münzen und Medaillen AG to MFA, May 13, 1970
Gift of Munzen und Medaillen, A. G.