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.
Bareheaded king. Rev: Kharoshthi legend:
"Archebios, the victorious king of the Dharma. [Source]
King thrusting javelin. [Source]
Bust of Zeus, and caps of the Dioscuri with palms. [Source]
(In Arachosia and Gandhara)
(Arachosia, Gandhara, Punjab)
- "The Shape of Ancient Thought. Comparative studies in Greek and Indian Philosophies" by Thomas McEvilley (Allworth Press and the School of Visual Arts, 2002) ISBN 1581152035
- "Buddhism in Central Asia" by B.N. Puri (Motilal Banarsidass Pub, January 1, 2000) ISBN 8120803728
- "The Greeks in Bactria and India (Cambridge Library Collection - Classics) , W.W. Tarn,
Medieval Greece / Byzantine Empire
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