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Indo-Greek coins

Lahore. Central Museum.

Indo-Greek coins

by Lahore. Central Museum.

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Published by Indic Academy in Varanasi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coins, Indic.,
  • Coins, Greek.,
  • Coins, Iranian.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby R.B. Whitehead.
    ContributionsWhitehead, R. B.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCJ667 .L33 1971
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 217 p.
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4868587M
    LC Control Number75923008

    Significance of Indo-Greek rule in India • The Indo-Greeks were the first to issue gold coins in India. • The Greek rulers introduced features of Hellenistic art in the north-west frontier of. Corpus of Indo-Greek coins (Book, ) [] Get this from a library! Corpus of Indo-Greek coins.

      His coins show him like an Hellenized Saka, probably one of those settled in Indo-Greek Patalene or Surastene. (3) Following Bopearachchi, there was an almost-consensus that the last Indo-Greek kingdom survived in the Eastern Punjab until c. 10 AD, under the rule of Strato II or III. The coins had greek legends; The Indo-Greek coins had royal portraits on the obverse and greek deities (Zeus, Apollo, and Athena) on the reverse. Coins circulated to the south of Hindu Kush region during the rule of Indo-Greeks. There were silver and copper coins (mostly in square shape) Indian weight standards were followed in making of these.

    Later, some Indo-Greek coins incorporate the Buddhist symbol of the eight-spoked wheel, such as those of Menander I, as well as his possible grandson Menander II. On these coins, the wheel is associated with the Greek symbols of victory, either the palm of victory, . > ORIENTAL GREEK COINS & RELATED > Indo-Greeks. Indo-Greeks. Filter by price. Filter — Categories. ANTIQUES (6) Bracteates (4) Clay Sealings (2) CENTRAL ASIAN COINS () Indo-Greek Kingdoms, AR drachm, Apollodotos I Soter $ Availability: In Stock. Add to cart. Add to Wishlist.


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Indo-Greek coins by Lahore. Central Museum. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The chronology of Indo-Greek rulers is mainly based on the numismatic evidence on the coins. The sources of Indo-Greek coins have been the hoards numbering around 34 and this book describes a new and large hoard of Indo-Greek silver coins numbering about There were coins of three Indo-Greek coins book kings namely Apollodotus II, Archebios, Dionysios and a Western Kshtrap ruler Nahapana.

Indo-Greek coins on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Indo-Greek coinsManufacturer: Indic Academy. Indo Greek Rulers And Their Coins Hardcover – January 1, by Palvasha Deme Deme Raja Reddy (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $/5(1). Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Whitehead, R. ioned: ble. Especially noteworthy are the discovery of a hoard of Indo-Greek coins from Qunduz lying unnoticed in the Kabul Museum; the publication of an account of a remarkable treasure of coins of the Indo-Greeks and their successors found at Mir Zakah in Afghanistan; the discovery of a new manuscript of the Yugapurāṇa; and the increasing number of.

AE rectangular bilingual Afghan Afghanistan Alexander Antialcidas Antimachos Apollodotos appears Arachosia Attic tetradrachms Author Azes Bactria Bajaur Balkh bearing Bilingual copper coinage bilingual drachm Bilingual silver coinage bilingual tetradrachm BM BMC BM NC BM x bust of king Catalogue Chach chief workshop circa cited coins coins.

Other Indo-Greek kings who ruled only south of the Hindu Kush also issued rare Attic weight tetradrachms. Nevertheless, it seems quite clear that these Attic weight coins were issued well into Menander's reign, as the representation of Athena on these coins matches the one on the mature phase of Menander's "Indian" coinage.

The Indo-Greek Kingdom or Graeco-Indian Kingdom, and historically known as Yavanarajya (Kingdom of Yavanas), was a Hellenistic kingdom spanning modern-day Afghanistan, into the classical circumscriptions of the Punjab of the Indian subcontinent (northern Pakistan and northwestern India), during the last two centuries BC and was ruled by more than thirty kings, often conflicting with one.

A catalogue of the American Numismatic Society's collection of Graeco-Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coins. A well organized catalogue providing plates of the coins on one page, and the text, containing solely numismatic data, on the following page.

Read more Read less click to open popoverAuthor: Osmund Bopearachchi. This section includes coins from Ancient Hellenic and coins from the Ancient Greek world, including Bosporus Kings, Macedonia, Thrace, Thessaly, Boeotia, and Sicily.

Athenian owl tetradrachms can be searched in the Athens subcategory. er) indo-greek, apollodotus ii, bc, bilingual silver coinage, ar drachm, grams minted in taxila chief workshop; mitchiner mig vol 3 type # a, vf and scarce.

US$ Sphinx Numismatics. Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t0bw2sj09 Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library   It also includes the handy and useful Coin-types of the Indo-Greek Kings (published already 3 times).

There is a consolidated Bibliography at the end along with few maps and illustrative plates. This book deals with the remarkable story of the Graeco-Bactrian and GraecoIndian peoples who interacted, and gradually became integrated, with the.

Indo-Greek and Indo-Scythian Coinage, Volume 2: The Apogee of the Indo-Greeks by Michael Mitchiner it was amazing avg rating — 2 ratings — published The History of the Indo-Greek Kingdom covers a period from the 2nd century BCE to the beginning of the 1st century CE in northern and northwestern India.

There were over 30 Indo-Greek kings, often in competition on different territories. Many of them are only known through their coins. Many of the dates, territories, and relationships between Indo-Greek kings are tentative and essentially.

However, the book Indo-Greeks () by Indian historian and numismatist A K Narain throws some very interesting light on the subject. Much of what we know of the Indo-Greek rulers is only through their coins, and that is what makes Narain’s work so important.

The main Greco-Roman source on the Indo-Greeks is Justin, who wrote an anthology drawn from the Roman historian Pompeius Trogus, who in turn wrote, from Greek sources, at the time of Augustus Caesar.

The Indo-Greek coins. (Book, ) [] Get this from a library. Although “Indo-Greek” kingdoms south of the mountains would endure for another century or more, it was the end of Greek rule north of the Hindu Kush.

Collecting the Baktrians. The book is around a discussion about Buddhism between Menander and the Buddhist philosopher, Nagasena. Menander’s coins have an Indian script - Kharoshti (on the reverse) along with the Greek.

His coins are to be found in the region extending from present day Kabul to Mathura near Delhi, showing the range of his influence. S. Glenn () ‘Graeco-Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coins: A Bibliography of the Numismatics of the Hellenistic Far East’. 6 3 Catalogues & Collections An important part of any numismatic study is a thorough review of the evidence given by the coins themselves, and the lack of a comprehensive catalogue long hampered the.

Congrats on the great coin @limmle. I agree, the Indo-Greek coins and kingdoms are fascinating. I would love to devote more time to collecting their coins, but as of now have only one in my collection.

Menander I Soter AR Drachm BC. 18mm, g. Obv: Diademed heroic bust left, seen from behind, wearing aegis and brandishing spear.Osmund Bopearachchi is a numismatist, historian and archaeologist. He has authored twelve books, edited six books and published research articles in reputed international journals.

He has read 91 papers at international colloquia; presented conferences in 80 cities, and has carried out archaeological missions in 24 different countries.