Authentic Ancient Coin of. I ndo Greek Kingdom in India Apollodotos I – King: 174-165 B. Square Silver Drachm, Mint in the Paropamisadai or Gandhara, circa 174-165 B. Reference: HGC 12, 119; Sear 7591; Mitchiner 207a; B. India 34,3 Elephant standing right; behind, above, before; monogram beneath. “Of Saviour King Apollodotus”. Humped bull standing right, Bull with Kharoshti legend MAHARAJASA TRATARASA APALADATASA, “Saviour King Apollodotus”. Following the final defeat of Antimachos, Agathokles and Pantaleon, Eukratides appointed two sub-kings, Apollodotos and Menander, to administer the southern provinces of his realm. Apollodotus I Soter (Greek : , “Apollodotus the Saviour” , Sanskrit : , “maharajasa apaladatasa tratarasa”) was an Indo-Greek king between 180 BCE and 160 BCE or between 174 and 165 BCE first dating Osmund Bopearachchi and R. Senior, second dating Boperachchi who ruled the western and southern parts of the Indo-Greek kingdom, from Taxila in Punjab to the areas of Sindh and possibly Gujarat. The item “APOLLODOTOS I, 174BC Ancient Greek India Bull Elephant Genuine Silver Coin” is in sale since Friday, July 20, 2018. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Ancient\Greek (450 BC-100 AD)”. The seller is “antiquesgk” and is located in Glenview, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Cleaned/Uncleaned: Uncleaned
- Country/Region of Manufacture: India
- Certification: Uncertified
- Date: 174 BC
- Composition: Silver