Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Northwest India with bust of Archebios
about 90–80 B.C.
Mint: Northwest India (Kingdom)
Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 9.56 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Diademed, draped bust of Archebius to right.
Inscription in Greek around.
Reverse: Zeus facing, radiate and wearing himation, holds long scepter in left hand, thunderbolt in right.
Monogram at left and inscription in Kharosthi around.
Authenticity has been questioned.
By 1966: with Münzen und Medaillen AG, Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen AG, April 13, 1966
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour