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Silver tetradrachm of king Archebios. [Source]

Obv: Helmetted bust of king, throwing a spear.

Rev: Zeus with sceptre and thunderbolt. Greek legend: BASILEOS DIKAIOU NIKIPHOROS ARCHEBIOU "Archebios, the just and victorious king"."

Archebios was an Indo-Greek king who ruled in the area of Taxila around 90-80 BC.


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Bareheaded king. Rev: Kharoshthi legend:
MAHARAJASA DHRAMIKASA
JAYADHARASA ARKHEBIYASA
"Archebios, the victorious king of the Dharma. [Source]

King thrusting javelin. [Source]


Bust of Zeus, and caps of the Dioscuri with palms. [Source]


Preceded by:
(In Arachosia and Gandhara)
Menander II

(In Punjab)
Artemidoros
Indo-Greek Ruler
(Arachosia, Gandhara, Punjab)
(90-80 BC)
Succeeded by:
Indo-Scythian king:
Maues

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